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Alexandre Rodolphe Vinet (1797–1847)

Vinet, Alexandre Rodolphe (vē-nā’). A Swiss Protestant theologian and historian of literature; born at Ouchy, Vaud, June 17, 1797; died at Clarens, May 4, 1847. He wrote: ‘A Memoir in Favor of Freedom of Worship’ (1826); ‘History of Preaching in the Reformed Churches of France in the Seventeenth Century’ (1860); ‘Studies on Blaise Pascal’ (1848); ‘Studies on the Literature of France in the Eighteenth Century’ (2 vols., 1853); ‘Moralists of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries’ (1859); ‘Poets of the Age of Louis XIV.’ (1861).