Certain Tragical Discourses Of Bandello (volume 1) by Sir Geoffrey FentonCertain Tragical Discourses Of Bandello (volume 1) by Sir Geoffrey Fenton

Certain Tragical Discourses Of Bandello (volume 1)

bySir Geoffrey Fenton

Paperback | February 2, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898. Excerpt: ... DISCOURSE wonderfull efFecte of frendshipp on the behalf of his cnnemie, I and the other retorninge his liberalitye withe suche ample consideration that there is no degre in any corner of Christ-endom but may se an experience of vertue in the doings of them both. Wherin I wishe chiefly a perticipacion of the fruite of such examples to all sortes of our countriemen in Englande; to th' ende wee maye forme our lyves upon the verteous presedents of such strangers as, preferinge vertue afore vice, have bene more curious to get a true renoume of reputation, then carefull of a vaine glorious or folyshe pomppe of the world. N the Recewles or comentories of Tuskan, I find special remembraunce of a mortall grudge betwene ii of the moste noble houses in Syenna, called Salimbino and Montanino: whereof, as bothe the one and other were of semblable reputation for honour and height of estate, so were they of equall rule and authoritie in the governement of their publike weale. Whose parentes, allbeit, and predecessours, were of singler commendation, by the vertue of mutuall societye whiche appeared so entyer and indissoluble betwene theim by manye discentes, that the writers in that age douted not to tearme theym no lesse true myrroers and patterns of perfect frendship than either Horestes or Pylladas, which the Romain oratour makes so famous by peculiar commendation; yet, according to the Children do opinion of Aristotle, as children commonly do rather ex commonly cede their fathers in vice then resemble them in vertue, so tWpfctkma e Posteretyes of these noble houses, in place to persever in in vice then the vertue of their parentes or treade in the steppes of their resemblethem aunciente amytie, in the verie entrey of their florishing in vertue. time, when al men wer...
Title:Certain Tragical Discourses Of Bandello (volume 1)Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217188931

ISBN - 13:9780217188937