- 462 pages
- The Century of the Renaissance
- Louis Batiffol
- 02 August 2019 Louis Batiffol
Excerpt From The Century Of The RenaissanceTo Comprehend Every Allusion Met With In General Literature And To Recognize Every Name Would Need, If Not The Whole Sum Of Human Knowledge, At Least A Portion So Large That It Would Be Conveniently Lodged In An Encyclopaedia Than In The Memory Of Man Or Woman But It Is Astonishing What An Extensive And Enlivening Light Is Thrown On Ordinary Reading By A Knowledge Of The History Of France This Has Always Been The Experience Of English Readers In Their Perusal Of Fiction And Of Memoirs, Of Political And Of Philosophical Works It Is Than Ever Apparent In The Present War Time, When Every Morning Brings A List Of Places In France Where Things Have Happened, Which When Details Are Known, May For Ever After Be Associated In Many A British Home With Proud Sorrow Or Pathetic Rejoicing.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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.