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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
MONTMORENCY—THE NEW HELOÏSA.
Conditions preceding the composition of the New Heloïsa
The Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg
Rousseau and his patrician acquaintances
Peaceful life at Montmorency.
Equivocal prudence occasionally shown by Rousseau 12
His want of gratitude for commonplace service
Bad health, and thoughts of suicide
Episode of Madame Latour de Franqueville
Relation of the New Heloïsa to Rousseau's general doc-
Action of the first part of the story .
Contrasted with contemporary literature .
And with contemporary manners
Criticism of the language and principal actors .
Popularity of the New Heloïsa
Its reactionary intellectual direction
Action of the second part
Its influence on Goethe and others.
Distinction between Rousseau and his school
Singular pictures of domesticity
Sumptuary details .
The slowness of movement in the work justified