The Latin works of Bossuet are translated for him, and he has drawn up an exposition of the Gallican parliamentary doctrine.
The chief influences that reached him came from Pascal, Bossuet, and Fnelon.
He is a philosophical historian in the same sense that Bossuet was a philosophical historian.
He had even set his heart on rivalling Bourdaloue and Bossuet.
Of the authors already named Bossuet deserves precedence in almost every respect except that of private character.
Villemain, M., his comparison of the genius of Pindar and Bossuet, 178.
As late as Bossuet's time, lunacy was thought to be the work of demons.
Bossuet,” he added, “has nothing more sublime than the concluding ones.
St. Vincent de Paul had preached with unction and a grave simplicity, and Bossuet, his disciple, felt his influence.
The greatness of Bossuet is an article in the French national creed.