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And to the end that many might come to honour and worship, I intend to translate
this said book of Cato, in which I doubt not, and if they will read it and understand
they shall much the better con rule themselves thereby ; for among all other ...
And also that all we that shall see and read therein may so take and understand
the good and virtuous tales, that it may so profit unto the health of our souls that
after this short and transitory life we may come to everlasting life in Heaven.
And for to understand briefly the contents of this volume, I have divided it into 21
books, and every book chaptered, as hereafter shall by God's grace follow. The
first book shall treat how Uther Pendragon begat the noble conqueror, King
For in these days every man that is in any reputation in his country will utter his
communication and matters in such manners and terms that few men shall
understand them. And some honest and great clerks have been with me and
desired me ...
For this is the language of these moderate men, calling that error and
imprudence which they know to be the certain truth of God, and those ignorant
people, whose understanding they perceive not to have been so despicable to
Christ, but that ...
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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
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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