The Best Of The World's Classics (Restricted To Prose) Volume III - Great Britain And Ireland I: 1281-1745

The Best Of The World's Classics (Restricted To Prose) Volume III - Great Britain And Ireland I: 1281-1745

by Henry Cabot Lodge
     
 

Table of Contents

Richard de Bury�(Born in 1281, died in 1345.)
In Praise of Books. (From the "Philobiblon")

Sir John Mandeville�(Reputed author.)
I: The Route from England to Constantinople. (From the "Travels")
II: At the Court of the Great Chan. (From the "Travels")

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Table of Contents

Richard de Bury�(Born in 1281, died in 1345.)
In Praise of Books. (From the "Philobiblon")

Sir John Mandeville�(Reputed author.)
I: The Route from England to Constantinople. (From the "Travels")
II: At the Court of the Great Chan. (From the "Travels")

John Wyclif�(Born about 1324, died in 1384.)
The Baptism of Christ. (Being a translation from the Gospel of Mark)

Geoffrey Chaucer�(Born about 1340, died in 1400.)
Of Acquiring and Using Riches. (One of the prose "Canterbury Tales")

William Caxton�(Born about 1422, died in 1491.)
Of True Nobility and Chivalry. (From the "Game and Playe of Chesse." Translated by Caxton from the French original)

Sir Thomas Malory�(Born about 1430, died after 1470.)
Of the Finding of a Sword for Arthur. (From the "Morte d'Arthur")

Sir Thomas More�(Born in 1478, died in 1535.)
Life in Utopia. (From the "Utopia")

John Knox�(Born in 1505, died in 1572.)
An Interview with Mary Queen of Scots. (From the "History of the Reformation in Scotland")

Roger Ascham�(Born in 1515, died in 1568.)
Of Gentle Methods in Teaching. (From the "Schoolmaster")

John Foxe�(Born in 1516, died in 1587.)
The Death of Anne Boleyn. (From the "Book of Martyrs")

Sir Walter Raleigh�(Born in 1552, died in 1618.)
The Mutability of Human Affairs. (From the Preface to the "History of the World")

Francis Bacon�(Born in 1561, died in 1626.)
I: Of Travel. (From the "Essays")
II: Of Riches. (From the "Essays")
III: Of Youth and Age. (From the "Essays")
IV: Of Revenge. (From the "Essays")
V: Of Marriage and Single Life. (From the "Essays")
VI: Of Envy. (From the "Essays")
VII: Of Goodness and Goodness of Nature. (From the "Essays")
VIII: Of Studies. (From the "Essays")
IX: Of Regiment of Health. (From the "Essays")

William Shakespeare�(Born in 1564, died in 1616.)
I: Brutus to His Countrymen. (From "Julius C�sar")
II: Shylock in Defense of His Race. (From the "Merchant of Venice")
III: Hamlet to the Players. (From "Hamlet, Prince of Denmark")

Ben Jonson�(Born in 1573, died in 1637.)
Shakespeare and Other Wits. (From "Timber; or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter")

Izaak Walton�(Born in 1593, died in 1683.)
I: The Antiquity of Angling. (From Part I, Chapter IV, of "The Compleat Angler")
II: Of the Trout. (From Part I, Chapter IV, of "The Compleat Angler")
III: The Death of George Herbert. (From the "Lives")

James Howell�(Born in 1595, died in 1666.)
I: The Bucentaur Ceremony in Venice. (From the "Familiar Letters")
II: The City of Rome in 1621. (From the "Familiar Letters")

Sir Thomas Browne�(Born in 1605, died in 1682.)
I: Of Charity in Judgments. (From the "Religio Medici")
II: Nothing Strictly Immortal. (From Chapter V of "Urn Burial")

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605012759
Publisher:
MobileReference
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Mobi Classics
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