The Art of Prudence, Or, a Companion for a Man of Sense

The Art of Prudence, Or, a Companion for a Man of Sense

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1714 edition. Excerpt: ...to the French Crown, answefid boldly, That he AppeaPd from it. And when he was asked with Admiration, To whom, To my Courage, and the Point of my Sword, replied he. The Effect followed. Charles Emameel, the Achilles of Savoy, defeated Four Hundred Cumffiers, with but Four Men to stand by him: And perceiving that all were surprized at it, he said, that in the greatest Dangem, there was no Company so good as a great Heart. The Super-a undance of the Heart supplies what is otherwise wanting. (2, _) A King of' Arabic; shewing one Day to his Courtiers a Cutlace that had been presented him, it was the Opinion of them all, that its only Fault was, that it was too short. Whereupon the King's Son said, That there was no Weapon too short for a brave Cavalier, since there needed no more but to advance one Step to make it long enough. (z.) This is also the An-good Saying of Case' to his swer which a spare-m Lady Pylot, who was afraid of a made her Son, who com-l Tcmpest, Fear not (says he) T The Troredure of a Gallant Man. (I.) SOULS have their G-allantry and genteel ry. muc more commendable it is. TantalauL dahiliar Munzfieentia, quad ad Tncitux) in majm aezipitur. Hist. 3. ' ' manner M A X I M CXXXV. Not to have the Spirit of Contradictioh, MANY fetch a tedious compafi OFWords, without ever coming to the Substance of the Business: They make a Thousand Turnings and Windings, which tire themselves, and others, without ever arriving at the Point of Importance. This proceeds from the Confufion of their Understanding, which 'cannot clear it Sel They lose Time and Patience in what ought to be let alone, and then they have no more to bestow upon what they have Omitted. The Art to let Thing: go as they can, e-a ffiecially where the Sea is Tempestuons....show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236879473
  • 9781236879479
  • 2,313,581