The Best of the World's Classics (Restricted to Prose) : Volume III - Great Britain and Ireland I
Table of Contents: Richard de Bury-(Born in 1281, died in 1345.) In Praise of Books. (From the Philobiblon) Sir John Mandeville-(Reputed author.) I: The Route from England to Constantinople. (From the Travels) II: At the Court of the Great Chan. (From the Travels) John Wyclif-(Born about 1324, died in 1384.) The Baptism of Christ. (Being a translation from the Gospel of Mark) Geoffrey Chaucer-(Born about 1340, died in 1400.) Of Acquiring and Using Riches. (One of the prose Canterbury Tales) William Caxton-(Born about 1422, died in 1491.) Of True Nobility and Chivalry. (From the Game and Playe of Chesse. Translated by Caxton from the French original) Sir Thomas Malory-(Born about 1430, died after 1470.) Of the Finding of a Sword for Arthur. (From the Morte d'Arthur) Sir Thomas More-(Born in 1478, died in 1535.) Life in Utopia. (From the Utopia) John Knox-(Born in 1505, died in 1572.) An Interview with Mary Queen of Scots. (From the History of the Reformation in Scotland) Roger Ascham-(Born in 1515, died in 1568.) Of Gentle Methods in Teaching. (From the Schoolmaster) John Foxe-(Born in 1516, died in 1587.) The Death of Anne Boleyn. (From the Book of Martyrs) Sir Walter Raleigh-(Born in 1552, died in 1618.) The Mutability of Human Affairs. (From the Preface to the History of the World) Francis Bacon-(Born in 1561, died in 1626.) I: Of Travel. (From the Essays) II: Of Riches. (From the Essays) III: Of Youth and Age. (From the Essays) IV: Of Revenge. (From the Essays) V: Of Marriage and Single Life. (From the Essays) VI: Of Envy. (From the Essays) VII: Of Goodness and Goodness of Nature. (From the Essays) VIII: Of Studies. (From the Essays) IX: Of Regiment of Health. (From the Essays) William Shakespeare-(Born in 1564, died in 1616.) I: Brutus to His Countrymen. (From Julius Caelig;sar) II: Shylock in Defense of His Race. (From the Merchant of Venice) III: Hamlet to the Players. (From Hamlet, Prince of Denmark) Ben Jonson-(Born in 1573, died in 1637.) Shakespeare and Other Wits. (From Timber; or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter) Izaak Walton-(Born in 1593, died in 1683.) I: The Antiquity of Angling. (From Part I, Chapter IV, of The Compleat Angler) II: Of the Trout. (From Part I, Chapter IV, of The Compleat Angler) III: The Death of George Herbert. (From the Lives) James Howell-(Born in 1595, died in 1666.) I: The Bucentaur Ceremony in Venice. (From the Familiar Letters) II: The City of Rome in 1621. (From the Familiar Letters) Sir Thomas Browne-(Born in 1605, died in 1682.) I: Of Charity in Judgments. (From the Religio Medici) II: Nothing Strictly Immortal. (From Chapter V of Urn Burial) ...
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January 21, 2010
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