The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch being parts of the "Lives" of Plutarch, edited for boys and girls by Plutarch

The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch being parts of the "Lives" of Plutarch, edited for boys and girls

byPlutarch, John Stuart White

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As geographers crowd into the edges of their maps parts of the world which they do not know about, adding notes in the margin to the effect that beyond this lies nothing but sandy deserts full of wild beasts, unapproachable bogs, Seythian ice, or frozen sea, so, in this great work of mine, in which I have compared the lives of the greatest men with one another, after passing through those periods which probable reasoning can reach to and real history find a footing in, I might very well say of those that are farther off, Beyond this there is nothing but prodigies and fictions; the only inhabitants are the poets and inventors of fables; there is no credit, or certainty any farther. Yet, after publishing an account of Lycurgus the lawgiver and Numa the king, I thought I might, not without reason, ascend as high as to Romulus, being brought by my history so near to his time. Considering therefore with mysel
Title:The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch being parts of the "Lives" of Plutarch, edited for boys and girlsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819941028

ISBN - 13:9782819941026

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