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The modern courtier: or, The morals of Tacitus upon flattery

The modern courtier: or, The morals of Tacitus upon flattery

Paraphras"d and illustrated with several useful observations, by the Sieur Amelot de la Houssaie. Newly done out of French

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Published by printed by H. Clark, for John Taylor, at the Ship in St. Paul"s Church-Yard in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Etiquette -- Early works to 1800

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    Other titlesModern courtier, Morals of Tacitus upon flattery, Modern courtier: or The morals of Tacitus, concerning flattery lately reviv"d, Morals of Tacitus, concerning flattery lately reviv"d
    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2155:5
    ContributionsAmelot de La Houssiae, Abraham-Nicolas, Sieur, 1634-1706
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[10], 225, [1] p
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15427279M

    You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2 Author: Charles Dudley Warner Release Date: J [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO accommodation of the family" (Thomson, Land and Book, II., ch. xixiii.). See, too, Lane's Modern Egyptians, i. —Leewan is a corruption el-eewan, which sig-nifies any raised place to sit upon. My description is, however, drawn directly. from my own experiences, especially one night at a poor and lonely place called.

    Nationalism and Culture is the first of the works of Rudolf Rocker to appear in English. Although the author is known as a platform speaker to wide circles both in England and the United States some introduction of him to the wider reading public seems appropriate, the more so as his book is in a rather unusual degree an expression of the man. The idolatry of love has provoked, as it usually happens, the rancor of opposition; the character of Justinian has been exposed to the blind vehemence of flattery and invective; and the injustice of a sect (the Anti-Tribonians) has refused all praise and merit to the prince, his ministers, and his laws. Attached to no party, interested only for.

    Book I. shows the bitterest feeling against Domitian. Book II. contains a famous satire against women. Book IV. and, in a still greater degree, Book V. show a far milder tone, though now and again the old fiery invective bursts forth. Both Juvenal and Tacitus show that “sæva indignatio” which makes their literary style.   In Lord Lyttelton first published these “Dialogues of the Dead,” which were revised for a fourth edition in , and in he published in four volumes a “History of the Life of King Henry the Second and of the Age in which he Lived,” a work upon which he had been busy for thirty years.


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