Bacon's Essays and Wisdom of the Ancients (Classic Reprint)

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9781440042492: Bacon's Essays and Wisdom of the Ancients (Classic Reprint)

In preparing the present volume for the press, use has been freely made of several publications which have recentl- appeared in England. The Biographical Notice of the author is taken from an edition of the Essays, by A. Spiers, Ph. D. To this has been added the Preface to Pickering sedition of the Essays and Wisdom of the A ncients, by Basil Montagu, Esq. Parker sedition, by Thomas Markbj-, M. A., has furnished the arrangement of the Table prefixed to the Essays, and also the references to the most important quotations. The Notes, including the translations of the Latin, are chiefly copied from Bohn sedition, prepared by Joseph Devey, M. A. We have given the modern translation of the Wisdom of the Ancients contained in Bohn sedition, in preference to that done by Sir Arthur Gorges, although the last mentioned has a claim upon regard, as having been made by a contemporary of Lord Bacon, and published in his lifetime. I ts language is in the style of English current in the authors age, and for this reason may resemble more nearly what the philosopher himself would have used, had he composed the work in his own tongue instead of Latin.
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Francis Bacon was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1909. He emerged as one of the leading painters of the 20th century during the 40s and 50s. Bacon expanded the possibilities of figurative art with a bold, expressionistic style at a time when abstraction was the dominant mode. He was also one of the first artists to depict overtly homosexual themes. He stands as a towering figure in 20th-century art, having established a huge influence on younger generations of painters. He died in 1992.

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