Notes and Queries, Number 186, May 21, 1853 - Various Authors

Notes and Queries, Number 186, May 21, 1853

By Various Authors

  • Release Date: 2012-03-01
  • Genre: Study Aids
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Notes and Queries, Number 186, May 21, 1853 Various Authors Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

It is a notes book. Considering the large number of quotations from previous writers which occur in Lord Bacon's works, and especially in his most popular and generally read works—his Essays and his Advancement of Learning—it is remarkable how little his editors have done for the illustration of his text in this respect. The French editors of Montaigne's Essays, who is likewise a writer abounding in quotations, have bestowed much care on this portion of their author's text. The defect in question has, however, been to a great extent supplied in a recent edition of the Advancement of Learning, published by Mr. Parker in West Strand; and it is to be hoped that the beginning, so usefully made, may be followed up by similar editions of other of Bacon's works.

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