De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

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De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

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"But the book I am most pleased with is ""Cicero de Finibus"" - not that there is much new discussion in it, but his manner is so easy and elegant; and, besides, there is such a charm connected with attending to the feelings and principles of a man over whom ""the tide of years has rolled"". We are entertained even with a common sentiment; and when we meet with a truth which we ourselves had previously discovered, we are delighted with the idea that our minds are similar to that of the venerable Roman".

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Accessed on 2019/11/19 07:45:27

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Scotland
Related people
Carlyle, Thomas
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Related place
Scotland
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De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum

Reading experience
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ukred-12921

Evidence

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Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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EuRED : emotions
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Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/64954
Accessed on 2019/11/19 07:45:27

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Carlyle, Thomas
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
Related place
Scotland
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