The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume III (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland I
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The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume III (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland I

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  • THE BEST
    • of the
  • World's Classics
    • RESTRICTED TO PROSE
    • HENRY CABOT LODGE
      • Editor-in-Chief
    • Editor-in-Chief
    • FRANCIS W. HALSEY
      • Associate Editor
      • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
      • IN TEN VOLUMES
      • Vol. III
    • Associate Editor
    • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
    • IN TEN VOLUMES
    • Vol. III
  • GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND—I
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • NEW YORK AND LONDON
        • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • NEW YORK AND LONDON
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • The Best of the World's Classics
      • VOL. III
    • VOL. III
  • GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND—I
    • 1281-1745
    • CONTENTS
    • Vol. III—Great Britain and Ireland—I
    • GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND—I
    • 1281-1745
    • RICHARD DE BURY
    • IN PRAISE OF BOOKS[1]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE
    • I.
    • THE ROUTE FROM ENGLAND TO CONSTANTINOPLE[5]
    • II
    • AT THE COURT OF THE GREAT CHAN[13]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN WYCLIF
    • THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST[15]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEOFFREY CHAUCER
    • OF ACQUIRING AND USING RICHES[16]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • WILLIAM CAXTON
    • OF TRUE NOBILITY AND CHIVALRY[19]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SIR THOMAS MALORY
    • OF THE FINDING OF A SWORD FOR ARTHUR[20]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SIR THOMAS MORE
    • LIFE IN UTOPIA[21]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN KNOX
    • AN INTERVIEW WITH MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS[22]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ROGER ASCHAM
    • OF GENTLE METHODS IN TEACHING[23]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN FOXE
    • THE DEATH OF ANNE BOLEYN[24]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SIR WALTER RALEIGH
    • THE MUTABILITY OF HUMAN AFFAIRS[26]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • FRANCIS BACON
    • I
    • OF TRAVEL[27]
    • II
    • OF RICHES
    • III
    • OF YOUTH AND AGE
    • IV
    • OF REVENGE
    • V
    • OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLE LIFE
    • VI
    • OF ENVY
    • VII
    • OF GOODNESS AND GOODNESS OF NATURE
    • VIII
    • OF STUDIES
    • IX
    • OF REGIMENT OF HEALTH
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SHAKESPEARE
    • I
    • BRUTUS TO HIS COUNTRYMEN[54]
    • II
    • SHYLOCK IN DEFENSE OF HIS RACE[55]
    • III
    • HAMLET TO THE PLAYERS[56]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • BEN JONSON
    • OF SHAKESPEARE AND OTHER WITS[57]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IZAAK WALTON
    • I
    • THE ANTIQUITY OF ANGLING[58]
    • II
    • OF THE TROUT[61]
    • III
    • THE DEATH OF GEORGE HERBERT[63]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JAMES HOWELL
    • I
    • THE BUCENTAUR CEREMONY IN VENICE[64]
    • II
    • THE CITY OF ROME IN 1621[66]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SIR THOMAS BROWNE
    • I
    • OF CHARITY IN JUDGMENTS[70]
    • II
    • NOTHING STRICTLY IMMORTAL[71]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN MILTON
    • I
    • ON HIS OWN LITERARY AMBITION[75]
    • II
    • A COMPLETE EDUCATION DEFINED[79]
    • III
    • ON READING IN HIS YOUTH[80]
    • IV
    • IN DEFENSE OF BOOKS[81]
    • V
    • A NOBLE AND PUISSANT NATION[82]
    • VI
    • OF FUGITIVE AND CLOISTERED VIRTUE[83]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LORD CLARENDON
    • OF CHARLES I[85]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS FULLER
    • QUALITIES OF THE GOOD SCHOOLMASTER[87]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JEREMY TAYLOR
    • THE BENEFITS OF ADVERSITY[89]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ABRAHAM COWLEY
    • I
    • OF OBSCURITY[90]
    • II
    • OF PROCRASTINATION[94]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEORGE FOX
    • AN INTERVIEW WITH OLIVER CROMWELL[95]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN BUNYAN
    • I
    • A DREAM OF THE CELESTIAL CITY[97]
    • II
    • THE DEATH OF VALIANT-FOR-TRUTH AND OF STAND-FAST[98]
    • III
    • ANCIENT VANITY FAIR[99]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN DRYDEN
    • OF ELIZABETHAN DRAMATISTS[100]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SAMUEL PEPYS
    • I
    • OF VARIOUS DOINGS OF MR. AND MRS. PEPYS[102]
    • II
    • ENGLAND WITHOUT CROMWELL[103]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GILBERT BURNET
    • CHARLES II[105]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • DANIEL DEFOE
    • I
    • THE SHIPWRECK OF CRUSOE[107]
    • II
    • THE RESCUE OF MAN FRIDAY[108]
    • III
    • IN THE TIME OF THE GREAT PLAGUE[109]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JONATHAN SWIFT
    • I
    • ON PRETENSE IN PHILOSOPHERS[110]
    • II
    • ON THE HOSPITALITY OF THE VULGAR[111]
    • III
    • THE ART OF LYING IN POLITICS[112]
    • IV
    • A MEDITATION UPON A BROOMSTICK[113]
    • V
    • GULLIVER AMONG THE GIANTS[114]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOSEPH ADDISON
    • I
    • IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY[115]
    • II
    • WILL HONEYCOMB AND HIS MARRIAGE[116]
    • III
    • PRIDE OF BIRTH[117]
    • IV
    • SIR ROGER AND HIS HOME[118]
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • END OF VOLUME III
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOLUME III
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