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The maxims of Francis Guicciardini

The maxims of Francis Guicciardini

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans in London .
Written in English


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Unopened When the folds of the sheets of paper making up the text block have not been trimmed away or opened with a paper-knife. Forgotten The maxims of Francis Guicciardini book uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. We ought to weigh the drawbacks on every side, and then to make up our minds for the course where drawbacks are fewest ' But he concerned himself little with the art of knowing particular men, of knowing the small details of their interests, of their passions, of the fashion in which they hide or reveal them, of the springs of their intrigues and their quackery. He was descended from a tolerably long line of respectable burghers, of whom he has left us a full account, including half a dozen vignettes that show in graphic style what manner of folk they were.

Guicciardini served three popes over a period of twenty years, and perhaps because of his experiences, he was highly critical of the papacy: "I don't know anyone who dislikes the ambition, the avarice, and the sensuality of priests more than I do Without ascending to these pure and exalted heights, we may refresh ourselves by thinking of such a man as Turgot. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Duodecimo 12MO Smaller than an octavo, typically less than six inches tall; smaller formats, such as 24mo and 32mo, are uncommon. One person found this helpful. Whence it comes that so many people stand in suspense, because every small difficulty disturbs them.

Guicciardini stamps these abominations as they pass, without excitement, but with a steady hand. On this side, it may well be that Guicciardini like others of his school falls before that general scepticism which has been well described as undermining all narrative history, certainly not excepting history written by contemporaries, inevitably moved as they are by turbid passions of the hour. For with great masters patience and impetuosity are alike fit to bring forth great things; the one dashes swiftly upon men, and forces circumstance; the other wears men and things out, and conquers by time and opportunity. Edited by Alessandro Montevecchi. Apart from this original selfishness of the politic man in search of his career, times of great public travail tend to harden the heart; and the Florentine publicists all write like men with hardish hearts. Most Related.


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In that year, his descendants opened the Guicciardini family archives and committed to The maxims of Francis Guicciardini book Canestrini the publication of his memoirs in ten volumes. Whence it comes that so many people stand in suspense, because every small difficulty disturbs them.

But so frail is man's nature, and so frequent in this world are the occasions that invite to ill, that men easily let themselves stray from the good. Offset The unintended transfer of ink from one printed page to an adjacent page. Explore the Home Gift Guide. We ought to weigh the drawbacks on every side, and then to make up our minds for the course where drawbacks are fewest ' Nor for all that ought we to say that divine justice halts, God's counsels being so deep that rightly do men talk of abyssus multa—we cannot fathom them' Cambridge, U.

It is certain, moreover, that inasmuch as half of his work concerns events in which he was neither actor nor eyewitness, though he was a contemporary, it does not stand throughout in the very highest class of original and first-hand monuments, which must be reserved for those who are not only contemporaries but more.

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His work embraces a period of rather less than forty years, from tofrom the memorable expedition of Charles the Eighth of France into Italy, down to the death of Pope Clement the Seventh.

Guicciardini, Francesco

He was sheer politician, and the cases are rare where politics do not rather contract than expand the range of human interest and feeling, do not check rather The maxims of Francis Guicciardini book promote the sap and juice of a living fecundity. As nations became consolidated, their relations with one another spread over a more extensive field.

A wide-ranging assessment of Guicciardini from the perspective of the history of political thought, with an English translation of the Discorso. Guicciardini was a partisan of oligarchic-republican rule and an adversary of popular participation in government Dialogue on the Governing of Florence, written in Guicciardini was critical of some of the ideas expressed by Machiavelli in The maxims of Francis Guicciardini book Discourses on Livy"Guicciardini's principal objection to the theories which Machiavelli advanced in the Discourses was that Machiavelli put things 'too absolutely.

Flyleaves Additional blank leaves following or preceding the endpapers. Nor had he more than half mastered the distinction set out by Bacon in one of those pithy and sapid com- ments on Solomon's Proverbswhich are worth many long hours of sermon-preaching.

A sort of family likeness is to be traced among them.Francesco Guicciardini, author of Maxims and Reflections, on LibraryThing. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

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+ Get Free Shipping on books over $25!Pdf Guicciardini (Italian: ; 6 March – 22 May ) was an Italian historian and statesman.A friend and pdf of Niccolò Machiavelli, he is considered one of the major political writers of the Italian magicechomusic.com his masterpiece, The History of Italy, Guicciardini paved the way for a new style in historiography with his use of government sources to support arguments and the.Guicciardini is considered as the Father of Modern History, due to his use of government documents to verify his “History of Italy.

The maxims of Francis Guicciardini. It is worth noting that the book itself is very short, and the aphorisms are collected from three notebooks of different eras.Guicciardini is considered as the Father of Modern History, due to his use of government ebook to verify his “History of Italy.

The maxims of Francis Guicciardini. It is worth noting that the book itself is very short, and the aphorisms are collected from three notebooks of different eras.