In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

main characters The Bohemians, “a dozen” male philosophers and several women Bohemiennes: Bissot, a penniless ex-lawyer Tifarès, his younger brother, a cook Abbé Séchant, president and disciple of Abbé Séché, defends liberty as noninterference Abbé Séché, leader of the Economico-Naturalistlico-Monotonic sect, argues for natural law and natural right Lungiet, leader of the Despotico-Contradictorio-Paradoxico-Slanderist sect, nicknamed “Sérapion,” argues for theocracy and serfdom Mordanes, leader of the Communico-Luxurico-Knavistic sect, strategist and organizer of raids for sustenance and profit Voragine, governess of the troupe and expert stew-maker Félicité, Voragine’s daughter Donkey “Colin,” who carries unpublished manuscripts, a devotee of “Nothing-ism” “Reverend Father” Rose-Croix, a good fellow who travels as a Cordelier monk The Capuchins, sixty mendicant Franciscans on a pilgrimage to Our Lady of Avioth: father superior, custode, cook, novices The Carthusians, a proprietary order of monks at an abbey in Champagne : Dom Hachette the Procurator, Dom Coadjutor, Dom Prior The Pilgrim, ex-author, with his family of origin in Stenay: officer father, mother, stepmother, brothers Louis Joseph and Claude Agapith Catau des Arches—a widow in Boulogne, with her youngest daughter Mademoiselle des Arches; Miss Carabine, an English companion Bissoto de Guerreville, her ragpicker son-in-law in London, with his wife Nancy and brother This page intentionally left blank The Bohemians This page intentionally left blank . . . . ! Cupido mihi pacis ! at ille Qui me commorit, (melius non tangere, clamo) Flebit, et insignis totâ cantabitur urbe. Horat. Lib. Ii, sat. 1.* *“I who am a lover of peace! But if anyone irritates me (‘Better not touch me!’ I cry), he shall weep for it, and his name shall be a byword all through town” (Horace, Satires, II. i. 44–46). Pelleport’s punctuation. This page intentionally left blank ...


Additional Information

Related ISBN
MARC Record
Launched on MUSE
Open Access
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.