Complete Works of George Savile, first Marquess of Halifax, with an Introduction by Walter Alexander Raleigh cover

Complete Works of George Savile, first Marquess of Halifax, with an Introduction by Walter Alexander Raleigh

George Savile Marquis of Halifax (1633-1695)

1. Introduction by Walter Raleigh
2. Advice to a Daughter - Religion
3. Advice to a Daughter - Husband
4. Advice to a Daughter - House, Family and Children
5. Advice to a Daughter - Behaviour and Coversation
6. Advice to a Daughter - Friendships
7. Advice to a Daughter - Censure
8. Advice to a Daughter - Vanity and Affectation
9. Advice to a Daughter - Pride
10. Advice to a Daughter - Diversions
11. The Character of a Trimmer - The Preface
12. The Trimmer's Opinion of the Laws and Government
13. The Trimmer's Opinion concerning the Protestant Religion
14. The Trimmer's Opinion concerning the Papists
15. The Trimmer's Opinion in relation to Things Abroad
16. The Character of a Trimmer - Conclusion
17. The Anatomy of an Equivalent
18. A Letter to Dissenter
19. Some Cautions offered to the Consideration of those who are to chuse Members to serve for the Ensuing Parliament
20. A Rough Draught of a New Model at Sea, 1694
21. Maxims of State
22. Advertisement (or 'notice') plus A Letter sent by his Lordship to Charles Cotton, Esq.; upon his New Translation and Dedication of Montaigne's Essays
23. A Character of King Charles II
24. PoliticalThoughts and Reflections
25. Moral Thoughts and Reflections
26. Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections

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George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax (11 November 1633 – 5 April 1695) was an English statesman, writer, and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660, and in the House of Lords after he was raised to the peerage in 1668. He's noted in history for his views on Charles II among others. This compilation covers a wide range of his views which are particularly telling, coming, as they do, from a man who was singularly positioned among the powers of the time, to make them. Prepare yourself for a journey into antiquated English speech.