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Fenelon the ascetic, he of the subtle intellect and high spiritual quality, had never met a woman on an absolute equality.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
There is one more feature in mysticism entitled to be considered, because it was subsequently adopted by Fenelon, viz.
After a discussion which lasted six months, her writings received a formal condemnation, in which Fenelon refused to concur.
"The whole of France is no longer anything but one vast hospital," wrote Fenelon to the king under the veil of the anonymous.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Fenelon disengages badly enough the process which conducts from ideas, from universal and necessary truths, to God.Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good|Victor Cousin