The Best of the World's Classics (Restricted to Prose) Volume IV - Great Britain and Ireland II : 1672-1800
Table of Contents: Sir Richard Steele-(Born in 1672, died in 1729.) I: Of Companions and Flatterers II: The Story-Teller and His Art. (From The Guardian) III: Sir Roger and the Widow. (From The Spectator) IV: The Coverley Family Portraits. (From The Spectator) V: On Certain Symptoms of Greatness. (From The Tatler) VI: How to Be Happy tho Married. (From The Tatler) Lord Bolingbroke-(Born in 1678, died in 1751.) I: Of the Shortness of Human Life II: Rules for the Study of History. (One of the Letters on the Study of History) Alexander Pope-(Born in 1688, died in 1744.) I: An Ancient English Country Seat. (A Letter to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu) II: His Compliments to Lady Mary. (A Letter to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu) III: How to Make an Epic Poem. (From The Guardian) Lady Mary Wortley Montagu-(Born in 1689, died in 1762.) I: On Happiness in the Matrimonial State. (A Letter to Edward Wortley Montagu before she married him) II: Inoculation for the Smallpox. (A Letter to Sarah Criswell, written from Adrianople, Turkey) Lord Chesterfield-(Born in 1694, died in 1773.) I: Of Good Manners, Dress and the World. (From the Letters to His Son) II: Of Attentions to Ladies. (From the Letters to His Son) Henry Fielding-(Born in 1707, died in 1754.) I: Tom the Hero Enters the Stage. (From Tom Jones) II: Partridge Sees Garrick at the Play. (From Tom Jones) III: Mr. Adams in a Political Light. (From Joseph Andrews) Samuel Johnson-(Born in 1709, died in 1784.) I: On Publishing His Dictionary. (From the Preface to the Dictionary) II: Pope and Dryden Compared. (From the Lives of the Poets) III: Letter to Chesterfield on the Completion of the Dictionary. (From Boswell's Life) IV: On the Advantages of Living in a Garret. (From The Rambler) David Hume-(Born in 1711, died in 1776.) I: The Character of Queen Elizabeth. (From the History of England) II: The Defeat of the Armada. (From the History of England) III: The First Principles of Government Laurence Sterne-(Born in 1713, died in 1768.) I: The Starling in Captivity. (From The Sentimental Journey) II: To Moulines with Maria. (From The Sentimental Journey) III: The Death of LeFevre. (From Tristram Shandy) IV: Passages from the Romance of My Uncle Toby and the Widow. (From Tristram Shandy) Thomas Gray-(Born in 1716, died in 1771.) I: Warwick Castle. (A Letter to Thomas Wharton) II: To His Friend Mason on the Death of Mason's Mother III: On His Own Writings. (A Letter to Horace Walpole) IV: His Friendship for Bonstetten. (From a Letter to Bonstetten) Horace Walpole-(Born in 1717, died in 1797.) I: Hogarth. (From the Anecdotes of Painting in England) II: The War in America. (From a Letter written at Strawberry Hill) III: The Death of George II. (A Letter to Sir Horace Mann) Gilbert White-(Born in 1720, died in 1793.) The Chimney Swallow. (From The Natural History of Selborne) Adam Smith-(Born in 1723, died in 1790.) I: Of Ambition Misdirected. (From the Theory of Moral Sentiments) II: The Advantages of a Division of Labor. (From The Wealth of Nations) Sir William Blackstone-(Born in 1723, died in 1780.) Professional Soldiers in Free Countries. (From the Commentaries) ...
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December 15, 2009
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