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Cesare Borgia may well be taken as an example of almost perfect self-realisation
. The only morality, so ... lies the aesthetic beauty of a career, and in this respect
the lives of Cesare Borgia and of Francis of Assisi are parallel. Each fulfilled his ...
One was to be a miracle story set in sixteenth-century Spain; the second, a story
of Machiavelli's stay with Cesare Borgia in the Romagna, which gave him the
best of his material for The Prince, and I proposed to interweave with their ...
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review