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He tends toward the wonky, goes heavy on historical references, and likes to quote folks like Montesquieu.
Montesquieu had placed an invocation to the muses in the middle of the "Esprit des Lois."The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
It was history with a thesis, and the gibe of Montesquieu was justifiable.Landmarks in French Literature|G. Lytton Strachey
Montesquieu said that true divorce must be the result of mutual consent and based on the impossibility of living together.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Well might the sagacious Montesquieu characterize it as cold-blooded tyranny.Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton
Let us complain that Montesquieu has dishonored his work by such paradoxes—but at the same time let us pardon him.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)