Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 25

Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 25

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...'Odes of Horace, the best of Lyrick Poets; contayning much morallity and sweetnesse. Selected, translated, and in this edition reviewed and enlarged with many more, 'London, 1631, 8vo, and again 1635 and 1638, 12mo. This translation was plagiarised by Dr. Barten Holyday q. v. in 1652. 2. An English translation of ' The Holy Court, or the Christian Institution of Men of Quality. With Examples of those who in Court haue flourished in Sanctity. By Nicolas Caussin of the Society of Jesus, ' 2 vols., Paris, 1626, 4to, the first volume being inscribed to Queen Henrietta Maria and the second to Edward Sackville, earl of Dorset. The third volume was not published in English till 1634, when vols. i. and ii.were reprinted at Rouen infol.; a fourth volume followed in 1638, and contained 'The Command of Reason over the Passions.' Other editions, London, 1638,1650,1663, and 1678, fol. The later editions were probably prepared by Robert Codrington q. v., the puritan, who is said to have added some translations of his own. Hawkins was assisted by Sir Basil Brook. This work was for many years in great favour, especially among catholics. It contains lives, with portraits, of Mary Queen of Scots and Cardinal Pole. 3. An elegy on Sir John Beaumont, printed with that poet's 'Bosworth Field, ' 1629. 4. 'Unhappy Prosperitie, expressed in the Histories of Elius Sejanus and Philippa the Catanian, with observations on the fall of Sejanus, ' translated from the French of Pierre Matthieu, London, 1632,4to, and 1639,12mo. Dedicated to William, earl of Salisbury.' 5. 'The Christian Diurnal of F. N. Caussin, S.J., translated into English by T. II., 'Paris, 1632, 18mo; 3rd edition, 'reviewed and much augmented, ' 1686; dedicated to Viscountess Savage. It differs slightly from...show more

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  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 694g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792882
  • 9781236792884