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The Essays or Counsels, Civil

By St. Albans, Viscount

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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: The Essays or Counsels, Civil  
Author: St. Albans, Viscount
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Classic Literature Collection, Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Excerpt: EXCELLENT LORD: Salomon saies; A good Name is as a precious oyntment; And I assure my selfe, such wil your Graces Name bee, with Posteritie. For your Fortune, and Merit both, have been Eminent. And you have planted Things, that are like to last. I doe now publish my Essayes; which, of all my other workes, have beene most Currant: For that, as it seemes, they come home, to Mens Businesse, and Bosomes.

Table of Contents
THE ESSAYS 5 ?Of Truth 7 ?Of Death 9 ?Of Unity in Religion 12 ?Of Revenge 13 ?Of Adversity 14 ?Of Simulation and Dissimulation 17 ?Of Parents and Children 18 ?Of Marriage and Single Life 20 ?Of Envy 24 ?Of Love 25 ?Of Great Place 28 ?Of Boldness 29 ?Of Goodness and Goodness of Nature 31 ?Of Nobility 33 ?Of Seditions and Troubles


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