Shop

Book of Wise Sayings: Selected Largely from Eastern Sources

eBook (ePub)
This item has not been rated yet
Price: $3.99
Book of Wise Sayings: Selected Largely from Eastern Sources by W. A. Clouston. Author of “Popular Tales and Fictions,” “Literary Coincidences, and other Papers,” “Flowers from a Persian Garden,” etc. “Concise sentences, like darts, fly abroad and make impressions, while long discourses are tedious and not regarded.”—Bacon. “Many are the sayings of the wise, In ancient and in modern books enrolled.”—Milton. In the following small selection of aphorisms, a considerable proportion are drawn from Eastern literature. Includes passages from the Indian epics. In more modern times, with the sole exception of William Hazlitt, our country has produced no very successful writer of aphorisms. Colton’s Lacon; or, Many Things in Few Words, Addressed to Those who Think, went through several editions soon after its first publication in 1820.
Available in ePub Format

Ratings & Reviews

Log in to review this item
There are no reviews for the current version of this product
Refreshing...
There are no reviews for previous versions of this product
Refreshing...

Product Details

ISBN
9781304255334
Edition
2013
Published
August 8, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
412.01 KB

Formats for this Ebook

ePub
Required Software Any ePub Reader
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Flowing Text
Printable? Yes
Report This Content to Lulu >

Moderation of Questionable Content

Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.

How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

Keywords

Listed In

More From W. A. Clouston