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The great influence of Fontenelle was wholly in the same sceptical direction.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)|John Morley
Fontenelle and his party now camped at the scene of the engagement, to recruit their men, and bury here their dead.Life of Kit Carson|Charles Burdett
Then we have probably arrived just in time, Fontenelle went on.The River Motor Boat Boys on the St. Lawrence|Harry Gordon
The mounts of Condamine and Fontenelle remainedone on the right, the other on the left.
He practised, but 'sans goût et sans succès,' says Fontenelle, his nephew and biographer.A Short History of French Literature|George Saintsbury