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Title:
Reliquiæ Wottonianæ : or, a collection of lives, letters, poems, with characters of sundry personages, and other incomparable pieces of language and art.
Author:
Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639.
Edition:
Third edition, with large additions.
Publication Information:
London : Printed by T. Roycroft for R. Marriot [etc.], 1672.
Physical Description:
86 unnumbered pages, 582 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plate : illustrations, plates (portraits) ; 18 cm
General Note:
"The difference and disparity between the estates and conditions of George, duke of Buckingham, and Robert, earl of Essex" is attributed in this edition to Sir Henry Wotton.
Language:
English
Contents:
The life of Sir Henry Wotton [by Izaak Walton] -- The elements of architecture -- A survey of education -- Aphorisms of education -- Characters of some kings of England -- Vita Henrici Sexti -- Ad Regem è Scotia reducem H.W. Plausus & vota -- A panegyrick to King Charles -- The parallel -- The disparity -- The life of the Duke of Buckingham -- The great action between Pompey and Cæsar -- A character of Ferdinand, Grand Duke of Tuscany -- The election of the new Duke of Venice... -- A meditation of Gen. 22 -- A meditation on Christmas-day -- Letters to several persons -- Poems -- Letters to Sir Edmund Bacon -- Additional letters to several persons: never before printed.
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Book

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