Authors - S. G. Tallentyre
Quote 6226by Anonymous on 16/09/2011
The men who had hated [the book], and had not particularly loved HelvÃ©tius, flocked round him now. Voltaire forgave him all injuries, intentional or unintentional. 'What a fuss about an omelette!' he had exclaimed when he heard of the burning. How abominably unjust to persecute a man for such an airy trifle as that! 'I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it,' was his attitude now.
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