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

George SAVILE MARQUIS OF HALIFAX (1633 - 1695) and Walter Alexander RALEIGH (1861 - 1922)

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. (Summary by Wikipedia and John Greenman)

Genre(s): Memoirs

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction by Walter Raleigh John Greenman
00:54:46
Play 01 Advice to a Daughter - Religion John Greenman
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Play 02 Advice to a Daughter - Husband John Greenman
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Play 03 Advice to a Daughter - House, Family and Children John Greenman
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Play 04 Advice to a Daughter - Behaviour and Coversation John Greenman
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Play 05 Advice to a Daughter - Friendships John Greenman
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Play 06 Advice to a Daughter - Censure John Greenman
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Play 07 Advice to a Daughter - Vanity and Affectation John Greenman
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Play 08 Advice to a Daughter - Pride John Greenman
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Play 09 Advice to a Daughter - Diversions John Greenman
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Play 10 The Character of a Trimmer - The Preface John Greenman
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Play 11 The Trimmer's Opinion of the Laws and Government John Greenman
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Play 12 The Trimmer's Opinion concerning the Protestant Religion John Greenman
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Play 13 The Trimmer's Opinion concerning the Papists John Greenman
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Play 14 The Trimmer's Opinion in relation to Things Abroad John Greenman
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Play 15 The Character of a Trimmer - Conclusion John Greenman
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Play 16 The Anatomy of an Equivalent John Greenman
01:01:46
Play 17 A Letter to Dissenter John Greenman
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Play 18 Some Cautions offered to the Consideration of those who are to chuse Members to serve for the Ensuing Parliament John Greenman
01:00:23
Play 19 A Rough Draught of a New Model at Sea, 1694 John Greenman
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Play 20 Maxims of State John Greenman
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Play 21 Advertisement (or 'notice') plus A Letter sent by his Lordship to Charles Cotton, Esq.; upon his New Translation and Dedication of Montaigne's Essays John Greenman
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Play 22 A Character of King Charles II John Greenman
00:53:00
Play 23 PoliticalThoughts and Reflections John Greenman
00:44:00
Play 24 Moral Thoughts and Reflections John Greenman
00:30:10
Play 25 Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections John Greenman
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