Tragedies

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Tragedies

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Evidence

George Grote to George W. Norman (April 1817): "I send you down the best ""Lucretius"" I have [...] Though the reasoning is generally indistinct, and in some places unintelligible, yet in those passages where he indulges his vein of poetry without reserve, the sublimity of his conceptions and the charm and elegance of his language are such as I have hardly ever seen equalled [...] I likewise send you the Tragedies attributed to Seneca, which I think I have heard you express an inclination to read. I have read one or two of them, and they appeared to me not above mediocrity. **** "I am now studying Aristotle"s ""Nicomachean Ethics."" His reasonings on the subject of morals are wonderfully just and penetrating, and I feel anxious, as I read on, for a more intimate acquaintance with him. Hume"s Essays, some of which I have likewise read lately, do not improve, in my view, on further knowledge."

Source

The Personal Life of George Grote by Mrs Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends

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Grote, George
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The Personal Life of George Grote by Mrs Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/84383
Accessed on 2020/09/22 20:11:35

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Tragedies

Reading experience
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Evidence

George Grote to George W. Norman (April 1817): "I send you down the best ""Lucretius"" I have [...] Though the reasoning is generally indistinct, and in some places unintelligible, yet in those passages where he indulges his vein of poetry without reserve, the sublimity of his conceptions and the charm and elegance of his language are such as I have hardly ever seen equalled [...] I likewise send you the Tragedies attributed to Seneca, which I think I have heard you express an inclination to read. I have read one or two of them, and they appeared to me not above mediocrity. **** "I am now studying Aristotle"s ""Nicomachean Ethics."" His reasonings on the subject of morals are wonderfully just and penetrating, and I feel anxious, as I read on, for a more intimate acquaintance with him. Hume"s Essays, some of which I have likewise read lately, do not improve, in my view, on further knowledge."

Source

The Personal Life of George Grote by Mrs Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends

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TST4
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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Grote, George
Aged 16-23 [Experience was between 1810 and 1817, born in 1794]

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EuRED : lighting
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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 Personal Life of George Grote by Mrs Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/84383
Accessed on 2020/09/22 20:11:35

Related place
England
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