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The essays

Author: Francis Bacon; John Pitcher
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1985.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses truth, death, revenge, adversity, envy, marriage, love, goodness, superstition, friendship, ambition, aging, beauty, gardens, and honor.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Bacon; John Pitcher
ISBN: 0140432167 9780140432169
OCLC Number: 15696987
Description: 287 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Principal Dates in Bacon's Life --
Introduction --
A Note on the Text and Annotation --
Further Reading --
The Essays --
Appendices: The Essays: Fragments, Versions and Parallels --
Writing the Essays --
Counsels for the Prince --
The Wisdom of the Ancients --
Idols of the Mind --
A Poetical Essay.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Francis Bacon ; edited with an introduction by John Pitcher.

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Discusses truth, death, revenge, adversity, envy, marriage, love, goodness, superstition, friendship, ambition, aging, beauty, gardens, and honor.

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