Other works by him were Reponse au livre de P. Nouet sur l'eucharistie (1668); CEuvres posthumes (Amsterdam, 1688), containing the Traite de la composition d'un sermon, translated into English in 1778.
On his return to Paris he was called upon to defend against de Rance, the abbot of La Trappe, the legitimacy for monks of the kind of studies to which the Maurists devoted themselves: this called forth Mabillon's Traite des etudes 7nonastiques and his Reflexions sur la reponse de M.
In 1841 appeared his Reponse to the Leben Jesu of Strauss.
Richard Simon's Reponse (1686) elicited from Le Clerc a Defense des sentimens in the same year, which was followed by a new Reponse (1687).
Colbert (1773); Essai sur la legislation et le commerce des grains (1775); Compte rendu au roi (1781); De l'ad ' ministration des finances de la France (3 vols., 1784); Memoire en reponse au discours prononce par M.