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L'Estrange, Roger Sir 1616-1704

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Letters from a Stoic : Epistulae morales ad Lucilium by Lucius Annaeus Seneca( Book )
225 editions published between 1678 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
The power and wealth which Seneca the Younger (C.4 B.C.- A.D. 65) acquired as Nero's minister were in conflict with his Stoic beliefs. Nevertheless he was the outstanding figure of his age. The Stoic philosophy which Seneca professed in his writings, later supported by Marcus Aurelius, provided Rome with a passable bridge to Christianity. Seneca's major contribution to Stoicism was to spiritualize and humanize a system which could appear cold and unrealistic
Visions by Francisco de Quevedo( Book )
79 editions published between 1667 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
Francisco de Quevedo, the Spanish poet and satirist whose books were by far the most widely read in Spain in the 17 th century, died unaware that his genius had created modern satire in Spanish, and that for the ensuing five centuries, as we now know, his name would be a household word wherever Spanish was spoken. Between 1605 and 1621, Quevedo wrote a sequence of five "Dreams" or "Visions" (Suenos y discursos), in each of which he hilariously envisions Spanish society as populated by people rightfully condemned to Hell. These astonishingly witty and irreverent satires of contemporary Spanish culture, morality, prejudice and religious fanaticism, were composed in a style so allusive, elliptical and equivocal as to successfully entertain both those who barely understood their full range and import, and others who celebrated the poet's rebellious insinuations. Censorship prohibited the publication of such satire in its original form, but hundreds of copies were made by hand and circulated widely. In 1993 a critical edition of all of the surviving manuscripts was published. Today the Suenos are commonly read in modern editions of the first censored version, printed in 1627. The present book (La tradicion. . .), compares this version with all of the 43 extant manuscripts, and for the first time identifies those groups of manuscripts from which the publishers of the first edition derived their text. This text can now be seen as a version not only censored, but corrupted successively by copyists and editors who did not understand Quevedo's satire, and did not hesitate to add entire clauses, omit others and transfer sentences from one place to another. The result is hardly what Spain 's most famous satirist originally wrote
On moral obligation. A new translation of Cicero's De officiis, with introd. and notes by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )
67 editions published between 1680 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 755 libraries worldwide
"On Obligations, composed by Cicero in late 44 B.C. following the assassination of Julius Caesar, recommends ideals of conduct to the young Roman who aspires to a political career. It explores the apparent tensions between honourable conduct and expediency in public life. The principles of honourable behaviour are based on the Stoic virtues of wisdom, justice, magnanimity, and propriety. The analysis of expediency explores the right and the wrong ways of attaining political leadership, and Cicero's conclusion is that the intrinsically useful is always identical with the honourable." "This treatise has played a seminal role in the formation of ethical values in western Christendom. It was adopted by the fourth-century Christian humanists, notably Ambrose, and became transmuted into the moral code of the high Middle Ages. Thereafter, in the Renaissance from the time of Petrarch, and in the Age of Enlightenment that followed, it was given central prominence in discussion of the government of states. On Obligations is of perennial concern in the establishment of basic principles of political and social life."--Jacket
Fables of Æsop, according to Sir Roger L'Estrange by Aesop( Book )
11 editions published between 1931 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 libraries worldwide
"This book combines the 1692 translation of the Fables by English journalist Sir Roger L'Estrange with 50 drawings created especially as illustration for the tales by American sculptor, painter, and illustrator Alexander Calder. ... Two hundred and one of the traditional fables are narrated here"--Page 4 of cover
Fables of Æsop and other eminent mythologists : with morals and reflexions by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
101 editions published between 1669 and 2010 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Tudor translations of the colloquies of Erasmus (1536-1584); facsimile reproductions by Desiderius Erasmus( Book )
60 editions published between 1680 and 1977 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Citt and Bumpkin, or, A learned discourse upon swearing and lying : and other laudable qualities tending to a thorow reformation : the second part by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
48 editions published between 1630 and 1977 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Lestrange's narrative of the plot : set forth for the edification of His Majesties liege-people by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
37 editions published between 1680 and 1977 in English and French and held by 472 libraries worldwide
The dissenters sayings, in requital for L'Estrange's sayings : published in their own words, for the information of the people by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
40 editions published between 1681 and 1979 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
A guide to eternity : extracted out of the writings of the Holy Fathers and ancient philosophers by Giovanni Bona( Book )
38 editions published between 1676 and 1984 in English and French and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Citt and Bumpkin in a dialogue over a pot of ale concerning matters of religion and government by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
33 editions published between 1680 and 1979 in English and French and held by 411 libraries worldwide
A modest plea both for the caveat, and the author of it : with some notes upon Mr. James Howell, and his sober inspections by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
24 editions published between 1661 and 1980 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
An answer to A letter to a dissenter : upon occasion of His Majesties late gracious declaration of indulgence by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
23 editions published between 1687 and 1977 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
The reformed Catholique, or, The true Protestant by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
27 editions published between 1679 and 1979 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Some queries concerning the election of members for the ensuing Parliament by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
18 editions published between 1690 and 1983 in English and French and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Notes upon Stephen College : grounded principally upon his own declarations and confessions, and freely submitted to publique censure by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
19 editions published between 1681 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York. (marc) 12920163. (stc) Wing L1281. (vid) 95363. (DLPS) A47895.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A47895.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Colledge, Stephen, -- 1635?-1681. Popish Plot, 1678
The free-born subject, or, The Englishmans birthright asserted against all tyrannical vsurpations either in church or state by Roger L'Estrange( Book )
22 editions published between 1679 and 1974 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 170 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author of the Observators
Estrange, l', 1616-1704
Estrange Roger L' 1616-1704
Estrange, Roger L’ 1616-1704 Sir
Estrange, Roger L’, Sir, 1616-1704
L, R. 1616-1704 esq
L., R., esq. (Roger L'Estrange), 1616-1704
L'Estrange, R. 1616-1704 Sir
L'Estrange, R. (Roger), Sir, 1616-1704
Lestrange, Roger.
Lestrange Roger 1616-1704
Letranž, Rožer.
Letranž, Rožer 1616-1704
Letranzh Rozher 1616-1704
Observator 1616-1704
Observators, Author of the
R. L 1616-1704 esq
R. L., esq. (Roger L'Estrange), 1616-1704
R. L. (Roger L’Estrange), esq., 1616-1704
R. L. S 1616-1704
R. L. S. (Roger L’Estrange, Sir), 1616-1704
R. L. S. (Roger L'Estrange, Sir), 1616-1704
Roger 1616-1704 the Fidler
Roger L’Estrange englischer Politiker, Tory, Royalist, Fluglattschreiber
Roger L'Estrange Brits taalkundige (1616-1704)
Roger, the Fidler, 1616-1704
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