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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Minnesota

Émile

Jean Jacques Rousseau

1769

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2018-05-07

"I would advise both never to change their clothes with the changing seasons, and that would be the invariable habit of my pupil Emile....[H]e should wear his summer clothes in winter like hard-working folk. Sir Isaac Newton always did this, and he lived to be eighty." - Emile, Rousseau

I have a feeling England/Geneva is not Minnesota. (Either that or I'm just a wimp.)