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Plutarch, His Life, His Parallel Lives and His Morals: Five Lectures

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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger ...more
Paperback, 178 pages
Published September 10th 2010 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1874)
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Aug 18, 2011 Dave rated it liked it
“Plutarch – His Life, His Parallel Lives, and His Morals” is a collection of five lectures given by Richard Chenevix Trench, the Archbishop of Dublin. Originally published in 1873 as a collection of four lectures, this second edition improves on that with an additional lecture on Plutarch’s Lives added to the original four. The lectures include one on Plutarch himself, a pair on his “Lives”, and then another pair of lectures on his “Morals”.

There is certainly value in all these lectures, but the
May 24, 2011 Kari rated it liked it
This is a nice short little thing; the main point for me was that Trench brings up all the same things I got out of reading the actual Lives, which tells me that I'm not the only one who thinks what I think of it.
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Richard Chenevix Trench (9 September 1807 – 28 March 1886) was an Anglican archbishop and poet.

Known as Richard Trench until 1873 .

He was born in Dublin, Ireland, the son of Richard Trench (1774–1860) and the Dublin writer Melesina Chenevix (1768–1827). His elder brother was Francis Chenevix Trench. He went to school at Harrow, and graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1829. In 1830 he visi
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