Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Bayle” in chapter 1 of James Russell Lowell, Among my books:
...o Aretino and Manetti add their testimony to that of Boccaccio, and 1265 is now universally assumed as the true date. Voltaire, nevertheless, places the poet's birth in 1260, and jauntily forgives Bayle (who, he says, écrivait à Rotterdam currente calamo pour son libraire) for having been right, declaring that he esteems him neither more nor less for having made a mistake of five years...
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|Samuel W. Bayle||2||0||0||0||0 user votes|
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