The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)—Continental Europe I
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I, by Various, Edited by Henry Cabot Lodge and Francis W. Halsey
    • E-text prepared by Joseph R. Hauser, Sankar Viswanathan, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team (http://www.pgdp.net)
  • 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. VII
    • Associate Editor
    • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
    • IN TEN VOLUMES
    • Vol. VII
  • CONTINENTAL EUROPE—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. VII
    • CONTINENTAL EUROPE—I
    • CONTENTS
    • Vol. VII—Continental Europe—I
    • EARLY CONTINENTAL WRITERS
    • 354 a.d.—1471 a.d.
    • ST. AURELIUS AUGUSTINE
    • IMPERIAL POWER FOR GOOD AND BAD MEN[1]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ANICIUS BOETHIUS
    • THE HIGHEST HAPPINESS[2]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ST. THOMAS AQUINAS
    • A DEFINITION OF HAPPINESS[3]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THOMAS À KEMPIS
    • OF ETERNAL LIFE AND OF STRIVING FOR IT[4]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • FRANCE
    • TWELFTH CENTURY—1885
    • GEOFFREY DE VILLE-HARDOUIN
    • THE SACK OF CONSTANTINOPLE[5]
    • (1204)
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    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JEAN DE JOINVILLE
    • GREEK FIRE IN BATTLE[7]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • AUCASSIN AND NICOLETTE
    • JEAN FROISSART
    • THE BATTLE OF CRÉCY[8]
    • (1346)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PHILIPPE DE COMINES
    • OF THE CHARACTER OF LOUIS XI[9]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • MARGUERITE D'ANGOULÊME
    • OF HUSBANDS WHO ARE UNFAITHFUL[10]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • FRANÇOIS RABELAIS
    • I
    • GARGANTUA IN HIS CHILDHOOD[12]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • GARGANTUA'S EDUCATION[14]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • OF THE FOUNDING OF AN IDEAL ABBEY[15]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOHN CALVIN
    • OF FREEDOM FOR THE WILL[16]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JOACHIM DU BELLAY
    • WHY OLD FRENCH WAS NOT AS RICH AS GREEK AND LATIN[17]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
    • I
    • A WORD TO HIS READERS[19]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • OF SOCIETY AND SOLITUDE[20]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III
    • OF HIS OWN LIBRARY[21]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • IV
    • THAT THE SOUL DISCHARGES HER PASSIONS UPON FALSE OBJECTS WHERE TRUE ONES ARE WANTING.[22]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • V
    • THAT MEN ARE NOT TO JUDGE OF OUR HAPPINESS TILL AFTER DEATH[23]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • RENÉ DESCARTES
    • OF MATERIAL THINGS AND OF THE EXISTENCE OF GOD[25]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • DUC DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
    • A SELECTION FROM THE "MAXIMS"[26]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • BLAISE PASCAL
    • OF THE PREVALENCE OF SELF-LOVE[29]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ
    • I
    • GREAT NEWS FROM PARIS[30]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • AN IMPOSING FUNERAL DESCRIBED[31]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ALAIN RENÉ LE SAGE
    • I
    • IN THE SERVICE OF DR. SANGRADO[32]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • AS AN ARCHBISHOP'S FAVORITE[33]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • DUC DE SAINT-SIMON
    • I
    • THE DEATH OF THE DAUPHIN[34]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • THE PUBLIC WATCHING THE KING AND MADAME[35]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • BARON DE MONTESQUIEU
    • I
    • OF THE CAUSES WHICH DESTROYED ROME[38]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • OF THE RELATION OF LAWS TO DIFFERENT HUMAN BEINGS[39]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • FRANÇOIS AROUET VOLTAIRE
    • I
    • OF BACON'S GREATNESS[40]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • ENGLAND'S REGARD FOR MEN OF LETTERS[41]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
    • I
    • OF CHRIST AND SOCRATES
    • II
    • OF THE MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN[46]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • MADAME DE STAËL
    • OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE[47]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • VISCOUNT DE CHATEAUBRIAND
    • IN AN AMERICAN FOREST[48]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • FRANÇOIS GUIZOT
    • SHAKESPEARE AS AN EXAMPLE OF CIVILIZATION[49]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ALPHONSE DE LAMARTINE
    • OF MIRABEAU'S ORIGIN AND PLACE IN HISTORY[51]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LOUIS ADOLPHE THIERS
    • THE BURNING OF MOSCOW[52]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • HONORÉ DE BALZAC
    • I
    • THE DEATH OF PÉRE GORIOT[54]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • BIROTTEAU'S EARLY MARRIED LIFE[55]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ALFRED DE VIGNY
    • RICHELIEU'S WAY WITH HIS MASTER[56]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • VICTOR HUGO
    • THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO[57]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II
    • THE BEGINNINGS AND EXPANSIONS OF PARIS[58]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • ALEXANDRE DUMAS
    • THE SHOULDER, THE BELT, AND THE HANDKERCHIEF[59]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • GEORGE SAND
    • LÉLIA AND THE POET[60]
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • END OF VOL. VII.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOL. VII.
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