Essays, Moral and Entertaining (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Essays, Moral and Entertaining
Until within these few years his Essnrs, which now form a suitable companion to those of Loan bacon, were not disengaged from the bulky folio in which only they were to be found in this edition, it has been thought proper to omit three, which, from their extreme length, rather claim to be con sidered as dissertations: their titles are, On an active and contemplative Life, and when and why the one ought to be preferred before the ot O/ the Reverence due to Antiquity Against the multiplying Controversies, by insisting upon Particulars that are not necessary to the Point in Debate. These are together equal in quantity to the remaining twenty-two, which form the contents of the present volume.
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