Table-Talk; Or Selections from the Ana: Containing Extracts from the Different Collections of Ana, French, English, Italian, and German, with Bibliographical Notices (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Table-Talk; Or Selections From the Ana: Containing Extracts From the Different Collections of Ana, French, English, Italian, and German, With Bibliographical Notices
T1113 taste for those collections Which, nu der the title of Ana, form so consplc 110118 and so interesting 3 portion of F tench literature, is both of high antiquity, and Wide extent. The same blending of moral apothegms, of critical remarks, of serious and comic anec dotes, of scientific or literary information, Which distinguishes the F rench Ana, is to be traced, more or less modified by natural ha bits, and the state of human knowledgefin the Nasr Eddin, the Bassiri, and Teudai of the Turks and Arabians, in the Memorabilia of Plato and Xenophon, in the Enchiridz'on of Artian, and in the Noctes Attica: of Au lus Gellius. The Bons Mots of Cicero we know were compiled by no less a person than J uhus Caesar, While another collection of his good things, we are told by Quinctilian, was made by a freedman under the title, De Jo cis ciceronis.quinct1lian himself has fa voured us With not a few specimens of the Roman Orator's jocular vein, from which.
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