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Essays of Sir William Temple

by Temple, William Sir

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Published by Blackie in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected with an introduction by J. A. Nicklin.
SeriesRed letter library
ContributionsNicklin, J. A.
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p.
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19369454M

Essays of Sir William Temple Quotes Showing of 1 “I shall conclude with a saying of Alponsus, surnamed the Wise, King of Aragon - that among so many things as are by men possessed or pursued in the course of their lives, all the rest are baubles, besides old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to converse with, and old books to read!”. Early years. Temple was born on 15 October in Exeter, Devon, the second son of Frederick Temple and his wife Beatrice, née Lascelles. Frederick Temple was Bishop of Exeter, and later (–) Archbishop of e the considerable age gap – the Bishop was 59 years old when Temple was born (Beatrice Temple was 35) – they had a close : Canterbury Cathedral.

The early essays, written and left untitled before , were printed for the first time in by Smith (The Early Essays and Romances) and were given titles in by Homer Woodbridge (Sir William Temple: The Man and His Work). Their titles are indicative of their content: “Of the Inconstancy and Variety.   The works of Sir William Temple, bart. edited by Jonathan Swift [Rare Books quarto PR T2] Sir William Temple had two sisters, Martha (later Lady Gifford) and Mary, and a brother, John. Sir John Temple () was an Irish lawyer and politician and father of Henry Temple, first Viscount Palmerston (), who purchased the.

More editions of Essays of Sir William Temple: Essays of Sir William Temple: ISBN () Softcover, General Books LLC, A compilation of 17th century essays on gardens by five authors: Sir William Temple, Abraham Cowley, Sir Thomas Browne, Andrew Marvell and John Evelyn. As Sieveking states in his introduction, the writings of these five "represent not only some of the best of Garden, but of English, Literature.


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Temple's fame has waned since the days when the essays here reprinted were Pope's favourite prose; but these still maintain their historical importance, for they represent a turning point in the development of English style, and in them something of the tone and temper of the eighteenth-century essay are already apparent.

The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: An essay upon the advancement of trade in Ireland. Of popular discontents. An introduction to the history of England. Of gardening. An essay upon the cure of the gout by moxa.

Of health and long life. Of heroic virtue. Of poetry. An essay upon ancient and modern learning. Thoughts upon reviewing that essay. Observations upon the United Provinces of the Netherlands.

By Sir William Temple The seventh edition. Corrected and augmented. Observations upon the United Provinces of the Netherlands. By Sir William Temple The seventh edition. Corrected and. Essays of Sir William Temple by William Temple,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

Essay on Sir William Temple. Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay. Macmillan & Company, Notes. Glossary. Questions on the Essay. of being the best book ever written by any man on the wrong side of a. Sir William Temple, Baronet, (born ApLondon, Eng.—died Jan. 27,Moor Park, Surrey, Eng.), English statesman and diplomat who formulated the pro-Dutch foreign policy employed intermittently during the reign of King Charles II.

In addition, his thought and prose style had a great influence on many 18th-century writers, particularly on Jonathan Swift. A scholarly edition of essays by Sir William Temple and his sister Lady Giffard.

The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website.

Life of the author. An essay on the original and nature of government. Observations upon the United Provinces of the Netherlands.

Letters containing an account of the most important transactions that passed in Christendom from to v. Sequel of the author's letters. Temple, William, Five miscellaneous essays. Edited, with an introd., (Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, []) (page images at HathiTrust) Temple, William, An introduction to the history of England by Sir William Temple, Baronet.

William Temple has 60 books on Goodreads with ratings. William Temple’s most popular book is Christianity and Social Order. Get this from a library. The early essays and romances of Sir William Temple, Bt., with the life and character of Sir William Temple.

[William Temple; Martha Giffard, Lady; G C Moore Smith]. Sir William Temple, 1st Baronet ( – ) was an English statesman and attended Cambridge University but did not graduate, choosing instead to travel throughout Continental Europe from Following his marriage to Dorothy Osborne, Temple became a diplomat and was awarded a baronetcy in Inhe became Ambassador to the Author: William Temple.

Joseph Warton: "Sir William Temple, always a pleasing, though not a solid writer" Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope (, ) Joseph Warton: "I have heard that, among works of prose, Pope was most fond of the second part of Sir William Temple's Miscellanies" Works of Pope () 1:xii.

Sir William Temple; THE EARLY ESSAYS AND ROMANCE OF SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE, BT. Edited from orginal MSS., by G. Moore Smith.

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press. $6. When, inSir William Temple died at Moor Park, he was one of the most famous men in England. Diplomat, adviser of Charles II (whose offer of the secretaryship of state he had thrice refused), friend of King William III, historian and essayist, he had played important roles in the political and intellectual life of his time.

[The Life, Works, and Correspondence of Sir William Temple, bart., by Thomas Peregrine Courtenay [q. v.], in two volumes,8vo, is in many respects a pattern, although, it being the work of a tory pamphleteer, Macaulay virtually damned it with faint praise in his famous essay on Sir William Temple in the Edinburgh Review.The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Sir William Temple upon the gardens of Epicurus, with other XVIIth century garden essays / By. Temple, William, Sir Cited by: 1.