Rules for conversation, or A collection of moral maxims and reflections

  • 103 Pages
  • 2.53 MB
  • English

printed for J. Egglesfield, at the Marigold over against the Globe-Tavern in Fleet-Street , London
Maxims -- Early works to 1800, Conversation -- Early works to
Other titlesRules for conversation, Collection of moral maxims and reflections
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2018:4
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 103, [1] p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15421434M

Rules for conversation, or A collection of moral maxims and reflections. Publisher: London: Printed for J. Egglesfield, at the Marigold over against the Globe-Tavern in Fleet-Street, Rules for conversation, or A collection of moral maxims and reflections.

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Published Subjects. In French literature: The honnête homme. The Maximes (; Maxims and Moral Reflections), his principal achievement, is a collection of epigrammatic reflections on human behaviour, expressed in the most universal terms: the general tone is bitingly cynical, self-interest being seen as the source of all a more positive message is to.

REFLECTIONS; OR, SENTENCES AND MORAL MAXIMS Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. [This epigraph which is the key to the system of La Rochefoucauld, is found in another form as No. of the maxims of the first edition,it is omitted from the 2nd and 3rd, and reappears for the first time in the 4th edition, inas at present, at the head of the Reflections.

Reflections: or Sentences and Moral Maxims by La Rochefoucauld (): Let’s get cynical We ought to go on a corporate retreat to help us reconnect with our buried cynicism Sat, Nov 9,Let your conversation be without malice or envy, for 'is a sign of a tractable and commendable nature: and in all causes of passion admit reason to govern.

Never express anything unbecoming, nor act against the rules moral before your inferiors. Be not immodest in. Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maximsby François de La Rochefoucauld offers hundreds of brief, brutally honest observations of humankind and its self-serving nature.

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The perfect read for any realist—or anyone with the desire to evaluate their moral standing—this edition includes three supplements with additional maxims and essays. Appius also published a collection of moral maxims and reflections in verse. 0 Rules for conversation the Parthian War () broke out, Polyaenus, too old to share in the campaign, dedicated to the emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus a work, still extant, called Strategica or Strategemata, a historical collection of stratagems and maxims of strategy.

Moral Reflection identifies a significant virtue that has so far escaped attention in moral philosophy, and closely examines the stance of three seminal moral philosophers in its light.

The book holds that to be morally reflective - to strive for lucidity about our own past moral experience - is both intrinsically admirable and part of what it means to take our moral lives seriously.

edition only had maxims. In fact, the two maxims only appeared in the fourth of the first five editions ().} SECOND SUPPLEMENT. REFLECTIONS, EXTRACTED FROM MS.

LETTERS IN THE ROYAL LIBRARY.* * (June ) to assign a name to the magnificent collection of books in Paris, the property of the nation.> LXVIInterest is the soul of self. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Maxims and Moral Reflections Maxims and Moral Reflections by François de La Rochefoucauld.

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A clever collection of maxims, interwoven with short character sketches (Camilla, Melissa, Praxiteles, Flora, etc.) and reflections, written in a semi-stream-of-consciousness style. Fulke Greville (), a handsome dandy and "accomplished and tonish young man in society" (DNB) wrote this in collaboration with his wife, the poet Frances.

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Full text of "The maxims and reflections of Goethe". François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac (French: [fʁɑ̃swa d(ə) la ʁɔʃfuko]; 15 September – 17 March ) was a noted French author of maxims and is part of the literary movement of classicism and best known for his maxims.

Although he only officially published his Memoirs and his Maxims, his literary production is dense. Maxims and Moral Reflections book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This. Richard Brookhiser, Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington (New York: Simon & Schuster Inc., ) pp.

By age sixteen, Washington had copied out by hand, Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and are based on a set of rules composed by French Jesuits in Presumably they were copied out as part of an exercise in penmanship assigned by. Reflections; or, sentences and moral maxims by François Duc De La Rochefoucald Prince de Marsillac.

Translated from the editions of and with introduction, notes, and some account of the author and his times by J. Willis Bund, and J. Hain Friswell. George Washington’s Rules of Civility is a collection of rules and maxims written by George Washington concerning moral and decent behavior in company and conversation.

This edition of the Washington’s rules also includes additional writings such as his inaugural addresses, farewell address, and statement on the Whiskey Rebellion along with Washington’s proclamations on the first.

Maxims and Moral Reflections. London, 12 mo. Reflections, Sentences, and Maxims of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld, newly translated from the French; with an introduction and notes. London, 16 mo. Maxims and Moral Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld: with a Memoir by the Chevalier de Chatelain.

London, 12 mo. Maxims and Moral Reflections by Norman MacDonald,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Maxims and Moral Reflections: Norman MacDonald: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. 2 days ago  Simply exactly how it works: Auctions on ebay, with letter turnarounds in title or description no person can situate with routine search.

Our typo search understands this and searches for specifically these public auctions. Thereby you have the possibility to locate a little-noticed misspelled item with simply a couple of quotes at an inexpensive rate. This book is revelatory. The book is filled with maxims and prose that give the reader a clear-eyed understanding of personality traits and the behaviour of humans in general.

Close to the beginning, the author says that knowledge in the book is a burden and can be /5(22). Collected Maxims and Other Reflections: with parallel French text (Oxford World's Classics) Fran^cois de La Rochefoucauld, E.H.

Blackmore, A.M. Blackmore, Francine Giguère This would be an excellent version of La Rochefoucauld's Maxims if it had been properly. The titles "Maxims I" (sometimes referred to as three separate poems, "Maxims I, A, B and C") and "Maxims II" refer to pieces of Old English gnomic poem "Maxims I" can be found in the Exeter Book and "Maxims II" is located in a lesser known manuscript, London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius B i.

"Maxims I" and "Maxims II" are classified as wisdom poetry, being both influenced by. In the leisure which succeeded to the stir of his early life. La Rochefoucauld composed the " Memoirs of his own Times," and the work on which his fame is founded, " Maxims and Moral Reflections." Voltaire's remark on the two is well known, that the *^ Memoirs are read, and the Maxims are known by heart." It may be doubted, however, whether the.

Throughout The Maxims, as in the refreshing self-portrait with which the collection begins, La Rochefoucauld reveals an intelligent sense of humor that takes the sneer out of what he says. For the man of the world a collection of anecdotes and maxims is of the greatest value, if he knows how to intersperse the one in his conversation at fitting moments, and remember the other when a case arises for their application.

When you lose interest in anything, you also lose the memory for it. Maxims and moral reflections. (London, Printed for L. Davis, ), by François La Rochefoucauld (page images at HathiTrust) The maxims and reflections of Goethe / (New York, London: Macmillan and co., ), by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and T.

Bailey Saunders (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Adagiorvm Des. The French text used, with the exception of the case of maximwhich is translated from the edition ofis that contained in the book “La Rochefoucauld, Collected Maxims and Other Reflections,” by E.

Blackmore, A. Blackmore, and Francine Giguère, of Oxford World’s Classics, published in. Maxims and Reflections: Translated from the Persian.

$ Tales and Maxims from the Midrash (Paperback or Softback) (Hardback or Cased Book) $ Tales and Maxims from the Midrash (Hardback or Cased Book) $ Maxims Selected from the .INTRODUCTION. The Maxims of Good Discourse, named after the 37 wisdom sayings which make out the bulk of this ancient text, is indeed a literary composition, i.e.

a text which shows deliberate cognitive design beyond that of a record, list or collection of moral ideas. This ancient text (ca. years old), written by a man called "Ptahhotep" ("ptH-Htp"), has been labelled a "moral" text.Here is a collection of popular and little-known quotations infused with fine design, intended to make you think and make you smile.

Use it as a conversation starter, as a daily discovery to begin each morning, or as a means of annoying people on public transportation. The applications of this little book are limited only by your imagination.