Table-Talk; Or Selections from the Ana
Containing Extracts from the Different Collections of Ana, French, English, Italian, and German, with Bibliogr
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Excerpt from Table-Talk; Or Selections From the Ana: Containing Extracts From the Different Collections of Ana, French, English, Italian, and German, With Bibliographical Notices T1113 taste for those collections Which, nu der the title of Ana, form so consplc 110118 and so interesting 3 portion of F tench literature, is both of high antiquity, and Wide extent. The same blending of moral apothegms, of critical remarks, of serious and comic anec dotes, of scientific or literary information, Which distinguishes the F rench Ana, is to be traced, more or less modified by natural ha bits, and the state of human knowledgefin the Nasr Eddin, the Bassiri, and Teudai of the Turks and Arabians, in the Memorabilia of Plato and Xenophon, in the Enchiridz'on of Artian, and in the Noctes Attica: of Au lus Gellius. The Bons Mots of Cicero we know were compiled by no less a person than J uhus Caesar, While another collection of his good things, we are told by Quinctilian, was made by a freedman under the title, De Jo cis ciceronis.quinct1lian himself has fa voured us With not a few specimens of the Roman Orator's jocular vein, from which. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Publication Date: February 14, 2019
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