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epistle to posterity

M. E. W. Sherwood

epistle to posterity

being rambling recollections of many years of my life

by M. E. W. Sherwood

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English

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  • Sherwood, M. E. W. -- 1826-1903

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M. E. W. Sherwood .
    The Physical Object
    Pagination380 p.
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14664944M

    Petrarch, or Petrarca, () a poet, historian, and scholar, Petrarch was absorbed with the classics and introduced them to his contemporaries. He is seen as a forerunner of the Renaissance. He was a great letter writer, and wrote some odd letters to dead figures of the past. Here are some samples. FRANCESCO PETRARCH: TO POSTERITY Greetings.


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(Mary Elizabeth Wilson) Sherwood. Excerpt from An Epistle to Posterity Perhaps this should discourage me from attempting to collect my rambling recollections under a title which is stolen from Petrarch; but I am encouraged by think ing that Petrarch will not care for this transparent ap~ propriation of his forgotten title, and I am sure that I shall not care if Posterity never receives my : M.

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Second Visit to London — A Day in the House of Commons — London in — The Ascot Races and Dr. Holmes — My Presentation at Court and a State Ball at Buckingham Palace — A Supper with Irving at the Beefsteak Club — Mr. Gladstone and the Chapel Royal — A Dinner with Sir John Millais — Mr.

Browning, Sir Frederic Leighton, Mrs. Procter, and Du Maurier. The tri-media form taken by these Epistles to Posterity was decided by the technological evolutions of my age. The first epistles were written as traditional journals while I roamed Europe composing the first few thousand lines of Axis & Allies.

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Listening in on handwritten letters from "Great Americans" to their children - this book was inspiring, heartbreaking and humbling. This book is still on my bookshelf and I pick it up to be inspired on themes of Love, Strength of Character, Struggle and Work - among others.

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Epistles To Posterity. Search. Since first flicking through the book in an opium induced haze in a dodgy Madurai hotel, I have always intended to to render a poetic English version.

So, here I am, finally starting to do it all on a hotel balcony overlooking the main chaotic drag of Thiruvanamalai.

Below me there are tarmac layers vying for. An Epistle to Posterity And yet I shall be glad if a record of the changeful times in which I have lived gives pleasure to any one who reads my book now, or to those who come after me.

It has been a remarkable era. Progress has harnessed several new steeds to her car since I started to travel onward.

Life is much more full of comfort now. Rousseau once sent to Voltaire an ode addressed to Posterity. "Voici une lettre qui n'arrivera jamais à son adresse," said Voltaire, in his cruel way. Perhaps this should discourage me from attempting to collect my rambling recollections under a title which is stolen from Petrarch; but I am encouraged by thinking that Petrarch will not care for this transparent appropriation of his forg.

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This letter, which Petrarca (–) never finished, represents something of an autobiographical obituary. In it he offers a summary of his life and achievements, which, interestingly, does not include the vernacular love poetry. He wanted above all to be remembered as a scholar, a lover of classical antiquity, and a Latin poet—above all, as the author of the (paralyzingly dull) epic.

Francesco Petrarca (Italian: [franˈtʃesko peˈtrarka]; J – July 18/19, ), commonly anglicized as Petrarch (/ ˈ p iː t r ɑːr k, ˈ p ɛ t-/), was an Italian scholar and poet during the early Italian Renaissance, and one of the earliest humanists.

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