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Author: Charles William Eliot
Publisher: New York : P.F. Collier & Son, [©1909-10]
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Harvard classics.
New York, P.F. Collier & Son [c1909-10]
(OCoLC)591902976
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles William Eliot
OCLC Number: 365184
Description: 50 v. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin; The journal of John Woolman; Fruits of solitude [by] William Penn ... --2. Plato. The Apology, Phaedo, and Crito; The golden sayings of Epictetus; The meditations of Marcus Aurelius.--3. Bacon, Francis, viscount St. Albans. Essays, civil and moral, and The new Atlantis; Areopagitica and Tractate on education, by John Milton; Religio medici, by Sir Thomas Browne.-4. Milton, John. The complete poems.--5. Emerson, Ralph W. Essays and English traits.--6. Burns, Robert. The poems and songs.--7. Augustinus Aurelius, Saint, bp. of Hippo. The confessions.; The imitation of Christ, by Thomas à Kempis, tr. by W. Benham.--8. Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes.--9. Cicero, M. Tullius. Letters, with his treaties of friendship and old age, and Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus.--10. Smith, Adam. An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.--11. Darwin, Charles R. The origin of species. 12. Plutarchus. Plutarch's lives of Themistocles, Pericles, Aristides, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Caesar and Anthony.--13. Vergilius Maro, Publius. Virgil's Aeneid.--14. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.--15. Bunyan, John. Pilgrim's progress; The lives of John Donne and George Herbert, by Izaak Walton.--16. Arabian nights. Stories from the Thousand and one nights.--17. Folk-lore and fable: Aesop, Grimm, Andersen.--18. Modern English drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron.--19. Goethe, Johann W. von. Faust, part I, Egmont, Hermann and Dorothea; Christopher Marlowe: Doctor Faustus.--20. Dante Alighieri. The Divine comedy; Hell, Purgatory, Paradise.--21. Manzoni, Alessandro. I promessi sposi (The betrothed).--22. Homerus. The Odyssey.--23. Dana, Richard H. Two years before the mast and Twenty-four years after.--24. Burke, Edmund. On taste, On the sublime and beautiful, Reflections on the French revolution, A letter to a noble lord. 25. Mill, John S. Autobiography, Essay on liberty; Thomas Carlyle: Characteristics, Inaugural addresses, Essay on Scott.--26. Continental drama: Calderon, Corneille, Racine, Molière, Lessing, Schiller.--27. English essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay ... [c1910]--28. Essays, English and American.--29. Darwin, Charles R. The voyage of the Beagle.--30. Scientific papers: physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology.--31. The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini.--32. Literary and philosophical essays, French, German and Italian.--33. Voyages and travels; ancient and modern.--34. French and English philosophers Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes.--35. Chronicle and romance Froissart, Malory, Holinshed.--36. Machiavelli, Niccolo. The prince; Utopia, by Sir Thomas More; Ninety-five theses, Address to the German nobility, Concerning Christian liberty, by Martin Luther.--37. English philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Locke, Berkeley, Hume.--38. Scientific papers: physiology, medicine, surgery, geology.--39. Prefaces and prologues to famous books.--40-42. English poetry.--43. American historical documents, 1000-1904.-44-45. Sacred writings.--46-47. Elizabethan drama. 48. Pascal, Blaise. Thoughts; Letters; minor works.--49. Epic and saga: Beowulf; the song of Roland; The destruction of Dá Derga's hostel; The story of the Volsungs and Niblungs.--50. The Harvard classics. The editor's introduction; reader's guide; index to the first lines of poems, songs & choruses, hymns & psalms; general index; chronological index.
Responsibility: edited by Charles W. Eliot.

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