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The Art of Conversation, Vol. 1 of 3

In Three Parts Interspers'd with Many Foreign Proverbs, and Pleasant Stories; The Whole Fitted to Divert, Instruct, and Entertain Person of Every Taste, Quality, and Circumstance in Life (Classic Reprint)
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The Art of Conversation, Vol. 1 of 3 by Stefano Guazzo
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Excerpt from The Art of Conversation, Vol. 1 of 3: In Three Parts Interspers'd With Many Foreign Proverbs, and Pleasant Stories; The Whole Fitted to Divert, Instruct, and Entertain Person of Every Taste, Quality, and Circumstance in Life To enumerate all the Benefits and Advantages of Society; to fpecijy the various Branches, and jhew the the Topics, and Management of facial Confidence and Conneryhtion, would he to; write a Treatifi, and antici. Pate the Defign of the fillowing Work. Ire/lead of which, let us hear the Account the Author him/2h gives, in his Proem, of the Occafion and Reeyons of his writing this 'piec'e, which was fr/l puhli/hed upwards of 160 nars a o. G He fays, that his Duty requiring him to pay his Reypee'ts to his old Friend and Mafler, lewis gonzaga, Duhe of Nevers, Lieutenant General of the mo/l Chri/tian King, charl-es IX. Then at Saluce, he found near his Perfin, his Brother william guazzo, hut reduced to jb weak and low a Condition hy the Severity of a Quartan figue, that the Sight of him drew' Tears from his Eyes. But not willing to di/eourage him, jays this Writer' his Brother, I put on a chearful flir, and gave him Hopes of recovering his: Health, if he would hut oifit his Parents and Friends, who longed to fee him: at Rome; and where lihewifi he might have the fld'vice of fame ahle Phyfi cian. Accordingly, fame floort Time after, the Duhe coming to that City. To; pay his De'voirs to his Con/in, the Prince/s leonora of Aufiria, he too/e with him my Brother, and permitted him to [lay with his Relations the Space of fix Days. Upon which we had a Coryultation of the mo/f eminent Ploy/it. 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.
Release date Australia
April 23rd, 2018
Pages
286
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Illustrations
252 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Forgotten Books
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9781331843825
Product ID
24115210

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