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  • This notion was being generally ridiculed as untrue, when Lessing found in Mendelssohn the realization of his dream.
  • It is not surprising that the pioneers of such a system were criticized and ridiculed by their fellows, and this by no means unjustly.
  • It has been concluded that in the latter part of his life he gratified the tendency to seclusion for which he was ridiculed in The Time Poets (Choice Drollery, 1656) by withdrawing from business and from literary life in London, to his native place; but nothing is known as to the date of his death.
  • Per Thomam Philippum (1686); The Happy Future State of England, by Sir Peter Pett (1688); Great News from Poland (1683), where his religious tolerance is ridiculed; Somers Tracts (Scott, 1812), viii.
  • The theorist laid before the joint commission his projet, the result of five years of cogitation, only to have it ridiculed by the great soldier.

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