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By Henry James

A re-creation of Henry James's searing examine of marriage and infidelity

Set in England, The Golden Bowl is Henry James's hugely charged exploration of adultery, jealousy, and ownership that continues-and challenges-James's attribute exploration of the conflict among American innocence and eu event. Maggie Verver, a tender American heiress, and her widowed father, Adam, lead a lifetime of wealth and refinement in London. they're either getting married: Maggie to Prince Amerigo, an impoverished Italian aristocrat, and Adam to the attractive yet penniless Charlotte Stant. yet either father and daughter are unaware that their new conquests percentage a secret-one for which all involved needs to pay the cost. This tale completes what critics have referred to as the "major phase" of James's career.

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The survey of Cicero’s political ideas by N. Wood, Cicero’s Social and Political Thought (Berkeley and Los Angeles, ) has some useful analyses but many errors; older general treatments still worth reading are those of C. W. Keyes, ‘‘Original Elements in Cicero’s Ideal Constitution,’’ American Journal of Philology  (), –, and W. W. How, ‘‘Cicero’s Ideal in his De re publica,’’ Journal of Roman Studies  (), –. Two recent articles that deal with central issues in Cicero’s political theory are J.

It should also be noted that prudentia is carefully distinguished from sapientia, ‘‘wisdom,’’ which translates Greek sophia (theoretical wisdom in Aristotle; ‘‘knowledge of things divine and human’’ for the Stoics). Auctoritas (authority) Auctoritas is a term particularly associated with the Roman senate: it is, among other things, a technical term for something voted by the senate, its advice and recommendation. The important point is that the senate had no legislative powers: it could only advise and could not command.

Again, an attack on Epicureanism. Varia  Warmington. C. uses Epicurean terminology to rebut Epicurean views. e. supporters of the traditional (plutocratic) structure of Roman government. On the meaning of optimus (best) and optimate cf. the excursus on optimates in On Behalf of Sestius –; see also ‘‘Text and Translation’’ above.  On the Commonwealth the trumpet that sounds the retreat, to summon back even those who have already gone forward. [] These arguments, certain and lucid though they are, are rejected by those who take the contrary position.

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