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Here, after the long labor of the work is over, the author descends from his
platform, and speaks with his reader as man to man, disclosing his hopes and
fears, seeking sympathy for his difficulties, offering defence or defiance,
according to his ...
And it is so that at such time as he had accomplished this said work, it liked him to
send it to me in certain quires to oversee, which forthwith I saw, and found therein
many great, notable, and wise sayings of the philosophers, according unto the ...
... according to his desire. And some other also, haply, might have supposed that
Socrates had written much more ill of women than here afore is specified,
wherefore in satisfying of all parties, and also for excuse of the said Socrates, I
have set ...
Then he said he knew a book which his father had and much loved, that was very
true and according utrto his own first book by him made; and said more, if I would
imprint it again he would get me the same book for a co,l>y, howbeit he wist ...
And I according to my copy have down set it in print, to the intent that noble men
may see and learn the noble acts of chivalry, the gentle and virtuous deeds that
some knights used in those days, by which they came to honour, and how they ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing
The books that started it all for me - I started a vigorous campaign of self-education when I was in freshman year of high-school by reading all of these. It took well over a year, but I managed to ... Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - keylawk - LibraryThing
First inspired by Emerson's observation about the sheer volume of volumes available to read ("There are 850,000 volumes in the Imperial Library at Paris. If a man were to read industriously from dawn ... Leer comentario completo