The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Mably, Gabriel Bonnet de
French author, was born at Grenoble, brother of Condillac; educated at Lyons, and became secretary to Cardinal Tencin, but most of his life was spent in study, and he died in Paris; his "Romans and the French" is not complimentary to his countrymen; he was a great admirer of the ancients (1709-1785).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Mably, Gabriel Bonnet de'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/mably-gabriel-bonnet-de.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.