Mello, Guillaume De
Mello, Guillaume De an ascetic French author. a native of Nantes, flourished in the latter half of the 17th century. He was canon of the collegiate church of Notre Dame of Nantes. He wrote Les Elvations de l'ame a Dieu par les degres de Creatures, taken from the Latin of cardinal Bellarmine (Nantes, 1666, 4to):-Le Devoir des Pasteurs, translated from the Latin of Barthelemi des Martyr (Paris, 1672, 12mo):-Les divines Opierations de Jesus (Paris, 1673, 12mo):-Le Predicateur evangelique (Paris, 1685, 7 vols. 12mo). These works are anonymous. It is believed that Mello is also the author of a Vie des Saints (Paris, 1688, 4 vols. 8vo).