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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH FAMILIAR ESSAY

I. Montaigne and the Beginnings of the Essay in England
II. The Periodical Essay of the Eighteenth Century
III. The New Magazine Essay of the Nineteenth Century .

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I

MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE

The Author to the Reader
Of Sorrow
Of Repentance

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5

22

24

SIR FRANCIS BACON

Of Studies
Of Empire
Of Truth
Of Death
Of Adversity
Of Envy
Of Travel
Of Friendship
Of Plantations
Of Gardens

30 32 34 35 39 42

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ABRAHAM Cowley

The Dangers of an Honest Man in Much Company
Of Myself

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SEVENTEENTH CENTURY CHARACTERS

A Mere Young Gentleman of the University
A Contemplative Man .
[The Character of Arrias]

Earle 69

Earle 70 La Bruyère 70

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The TATLER

Steele No. I. [Prospectus.

Steele 75 No. 29. [On Duelling) 1 Titles of essays in brackets have been supplied by the editors.

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