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The essays or, counsels, civil and moral

Author: Francis Bacon
Publisher: New York : A.L. Burt, [1883?]
Series: The home library
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Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
Essays or, counsels, civil and moral.
New York : A.L. Burt, [1883?]
(OCoLC)743498572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Bacon
OCLC Number: 822848
Description: xiv, 418 pages : portrait ; 20 cm.
Contents: Of studies --
Of discourse --
Of ceremonies and respects --
Of followers and friends --
Of suitors --
Of expense --
Of regimen of health --
Of honor and reputation --
Of faction --
Of negotiating --
Of truth --
Of death --
Of unity in religion --
Of revenge --
Of adversity --
Of simulation of dissimulation --
Of parents and children --
Of marriage and single life --
Of envy --
Of love Of great place --
Of boldness --
Of goodness, and goodness of nature --
Of nobility --
Of seditions and troubles --
Of atheism --
Of superstition --
Of travel --
Of empire --
Of counsel --
Of delays --
Of cunning --
Of wisdom for a man's self --
Of innovations --
Of dispatch --
Of seeming wise --
Of friendship --
Of expense --
Of the true greatness of kingdoms and estates --
Of regimen of health --
Of suspicion --
Of discourse --
Of plantations --
Of riches --
Of prophecies --
Of ambition --
Of masques and triumphs --
Of nature in men --
Of custom and education --
Of fortune --
Of usury --
Of youth and age --
Of beauty --
Of deformity --
Of building --
Of gardens --
Of negotiating --
Of followers and friends --
Of suitors --
Of studies --
Of faction --
Of ceremonies and respects --
Of praise --
Of vain glory --
Of honor and reputation --
Of judicature --
Of anger --
Of vicissitude of things --
A fragment of an essay on fame The wisdom of the ancients --
Cassandra, or divination --
Typhon, or a rebel --
The Cyclops, or the ministers of terror --
Narcissus, or self-love --
The River Styx, or leagues --
Pan, or nature --
Perseus, or war --
Endymion, or a favorite --
The sister of the giants, or fame --
Acteon and Pentheus, or a curious man --
Orpheus, or philosophy --
Coelum, or beginnings --
Proteus, or matter --
Memnon, or a youth too forward --
Tythonus, or satiety --
Juno's suitor, or baseness --
Cupid, or an atom --
Diomed, or zeal --
Daedalus, or mechanical skill --
Ericthonius, or imposture --
Deucalion, or restitution --
Nemesis, or the vicissitude of things --
Achelous, or battle --
Dionysus, or Bacchus --
Atalanta and Hippomenes, or gain --
Prometheus, or the state of man --
Icarus and Scylla and Charybdis, or the middle way --
Sphinx, or science --
Proserpine, or spirit --
Metis, or counsel --
The Sirens, or pleasures --
Apophthegms --
Ornamenta Rationalis; or elegant sentences.
Series Title: The home library
Other Titles: Essays
Responsibility: of Francis Bacon ; including also his apophthegms, elegant sentences, and wisdom of the ancients.

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