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The Boke Named the Gouernour Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R926 Discovery Miles 9 260
The Boke Named the Gouernour Volume 2 (Paperback): Thomas Elyot
The Boke Named the Gouernour Volume 2 (Paperback): Thomas Elyot

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The Boke Named the Gouernour Volume 2 (Paperback)

Thomas Elyot

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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. 1883 Excerpt: ...6); and thus it passed into French, for Froissart, describing the sufferings of the English in Portugal in 1387, says, 'lis trouvoient peu de bonnes eaux et de fresches, pour temprer leur vin ni eux rafreschir, ' (Chron. torn ii. p. 628, Pan. Lit. edit.), which Lord Berners translates: 'They coude fynde but lytell good waters to temper their wynes nor to refresshe them.'--Chron. vol. ii. p. 296, ed. 1812. Udall, in his translation of the Paraphrases of Erasmus, says, 'There hadde beene manye soondrye drenches tempered by the Philosophers; as, for example, by the secte of Pithagoras, by the Academikes, by the Stoikes, by the Epicureans, and by the Peripatetikes, promisyng perfecte healthe of the mindes, yea, and heauens blisse too. Moyses tempered many pocions, prescribing and appoyntyng soondrye ceremonyes of religion and of seruyng God; the prophetes also made muche and manye temperynges to the same ende and purpose.'--Vol. i. fo. ccix. ed. 1551. And on referring to the original we find that Erasmus wrote, Miscuerant varia pharmaca philosophi Pythagorici, &c. Multa miscuit Moses, ' &c.--Paraphr. in N. Test. p. 275, ed. 1541. In the Promptorium we find 'Temperyn, or menge to-gedur (myngyn togedyr) commisceo, misceo' (p. 488). And in the author's own Dictionary Temperatura is translated 'A temperance or moderation in the mynglyngc of thynges togyther.' And we have already seen the verb 'to temper' used in the sense of 'to mix' in the present volume. See ante p. 318. 6 At first he declined the title of Pater Patriae conferred on him by the Senate and wordes were of all men had in so hyghe estimation and reuerence, that bothe the Senate and people toke of him lawes and rules of their lyuynge. And in his gouernaunce and propre lyuing, as well at home in h.


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Thomas Elyot
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 332
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-16797-7
Barcode: 9781231167977
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-16797-1

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