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The Essays, vol 3

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Published: 1877
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,413 / 61 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 410
mnybks.net#: 5006
Genres: Non-fiction, Essays

Translated by Charles Cotton, Edited by William Carew Hazlitt.

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ne and the other of these vain offices. If, peradventure, some one may take offence at this, I can't help it; it is much better to offend him once than myself every day, for it would be a perpetual slavery. To what end do we avoid the servile attendance of courts, if we bring the same trouble home to our own private houses? It is also a common rule in all assemblies, that those of less quality are to be first upon the place, by reason that it is more due to the better sort to make others wait and expect them.

Nevertheless, at the interview betwixt Pope Clement and King Francis at Marseilles,--[in 1533.]--the King, after he had taken order for the necessary preparations for his reception and entertainment, withdrew out of the town, and gave the Pope two or three days' respite for his entry, and to repose and refresh himself, before he came to him. And in like manner, at the assignation of the Pope and the Emperor,--[Charles V. in 1532.] at Bologna, the Emperor gave the Pope opportunity to come thither

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