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Maxims.

by François duc de La Rochefoucauld

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Maxims

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by Louis Kronenberger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1815 .A72 1959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6273207M
    LC Control Number59010837
    OCLC/WorldCa3395386

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    The titles Maxims I (A, B and C) and Maxims II refer to pieces of Old English gnomic poem Maxims I can be found in the Exeter Book and Maxims II is located in a lesser known manuscript, London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius B i. Maxims I and Maxims II are classified as wisdom poetry, being both influenced by wisdom literature, such as the Psalms and Proverbs . Collection of the maxims of Imam Ali translated into English and Persian, arranged by subject. Publication information is written in Persian, so unknown to this seller, but the book was presumably published in Iran in the s (gift inscription at rear is dated May ).

    Cooperative principle explained. In social science generally and linguistics specifically, the cooperative principle describes how people achieve effective conversational communication in common social situations—that is, how listeners and speakers act cooperatively and mutually accept one another to be understood in a particular way. As phrased by Paul Grice, who . LibraryThing Review User Review - madepercy - LibraryThing. I will be adding this book of more than maxims to my daily reflections, along with The Daily Stoic and James Allen's As A 5/5(1).


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REFLECTIONS; OR, SENTENCES AND MORAL MAXIMS Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. [This epigraph which is the key to the system of La Rochefoucauld, is found in another form as No.

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