Certain Tragical Discourses Of Bandello (volume 2) by Matteo Bandello

Certain Tragical Discourses Of Bandello (volume 2)

byMatteo Bandello

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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 XIII THE ARGUMENT The tragica.ll chaunces happeninge to th' infortunate sorte of this world, albeit, at the firste, do present a certeine bitter tast with unsaverye disgestion; yet who syfteth theym to the quicke, construinge rightly everye cause of their commyng, and vertue in operacion, wil not only judge theim necessarie for some respectes, but also discerne in theim an indifferent proffit and pleasure to all degrees of present being, but specially to future posterities, who may learne, by the view of former illes, to eschewe the like harmes in theim selves. And because every thinge is appointed his peculiar season, and al actes can not agre with every time and al places, I have devised, that as I began my histories with a comiqual discourse, so I intende to knit up with a tragicomiqual reaport, treating chiefly upon the Love. selfe same subject, which the fonde do commonly prefer as a speciall coverture or sheelde of their faltes. Th' experience is not straunge, nowe a dayes, what humor of rage doth directe our fraile youth, governed by the planet of love, and what mortall inconvenience dothe and wold springe thereupon, if reason served not in some sorte as a moderacion of our follie, even from the cradle to the ful maturitie of our age, quallefyeng besides by wholsom principles the heate of our wilfull appettites. Wherin, like as amongest all the tyranous enemies which afflicte the bodie or mynde of man, he only gloriethe of force to alter our propper nature, what perfection soever it ymporte, converting our libertie into a disposicion of servile thraldome, guided only by the reyne of his discrecion; so amongest the nomber of authorities heretofore alledged for the profe of the same I have thought good to preferr an example of our tyme, happe...

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Title:Certain Tragical Discourses Of Bandello (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217962718

ISBN - 13:9780217962711

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