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The Art of Worldly Wisdom - Jacobs, Joseph (Translated by), and Gracian, Baltasar
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We may certainly say of Gracian what Heine by an amiable fiction said of himself: he was one of the first men of his century. For he was born 8th January 1601 at Belmonte, a suburb of Calatayud, in the kingdom of Aragon. By Gracian's time it had again been Christian and Spanish for many generations, and Gracian himself was of noble birth. For a Spaniard of noble birth only two careers were open, arms and the Church. In the seventeenth century arms had yielded to the cassock, and Balthasar and his three brothers all took ...

The Art of Worldly Wisdom 2019, Independently Published

ISBN-13: 9781711029948

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The Art of Worldly Wisdom 2015, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781505924510

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The Art of Worldly Wisdom 2010, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781140014546