Montesquieu, Baron de

Montesquieu, Baron de, illustrious French publicist, born in the Château La Brède, near Bordeaux; his greatest work, and an able, “Esprit des Lois,” though rated in “Sartor” as at best the work of “a clever infant spelling letters from a hieroglyphic prophetic book, the lexicon of which lies in eternity, in heaven”; was author of an able work “On the Causes of the Grandeur of the Romans and their Declension” (1689-1755).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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