is now universally assumed as the true date.
Dict. Phil., art. Dante. nevertheless, plg made a mistake of five years. Oddly enough, Voltaire adopts this alleged blunder of five years on berty and doing their best to destroy her, as Voltaire says, it would be beyond our province to tell at Verona, with Can Grande della Seala (whom Voltaire calls, drolly enough, le grand-can de Verone,ch 25.
Whatever the date of Dante's visit to Voltaire's great Khan
Voltaire's blunder has been mVoltaire's blunder has been made part of a serious theory by Mons. E. Aroux, who gravely assures us that, during the Middle Ages,du Lundi, Tome XI. p. 169. The expressions of Voltaire represent very well the average opinion of culiterary sciolists.
Lord Chesterfield echoes Voltaire, and Dr. Drake in his Literary Hours
Secone sort account for such representative men as Voltaire and Goethe (nay, even Shakespeare) by the inty well of our poet, and after careful study.
Voltaire, though not without relentings toward a poet