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Post by catharmaiden » November 24th, 2019, 10:00 am

The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián (1601 - 1658). Translated by Joseph Jacobs (1854 - 1916)


300 short maxims by Spanish Jesuit Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658). The advice is still useful and insightful for our modern world. Gracian was considered one of the most interesting philosophers by both Nietzsche und Schopenhauer, and the latter translated The Art of Worldly Wisdom into German. This English translation was done by the famous Australian fairy-tale collector Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916). (Sandra Schmit)
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Post by Kitty » November 24th, 2019, 11:14 am

how exciting, your very first solo, Sandra :clap: Now here is your MW, I leave you to fill it out.

We'll wait a few more days here to attract a DPL. The book sounds very interesting. Good choice.

Have fun !

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Post by silverquill » November 24th, 2019, 1:37 pm

Oh, I would be pleased to PL this.
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Post by catharmaiden » November 24th, 2019, 2:31 pm

I am delighted that you will do this, Larry. Thank you very much. It's my first solo project, I don't think I will do more than one section a week. But the text is really interesting, I happened on it by chance today and I was immediately inspired to do this. If I mispronounce a word in a way no native speaker would, don't hesitate to tell me. Thank you again!

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Post by Kitty » November 25th, 2019, 12:09 am

excellent, thank you Larry and welcome aboard. :9: I'm glad that Sandra is in good hands now. :D

So I'll move us over to Going Solo

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Post by catharmaiden » November 30th, 2019, 6:49 am

Here are the first maxims. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_03_gracian_128kb.mp3 (8:35)

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Post by silverquill » December 1st, 2019, 9:29 pm

catharmaiden wrote:
November 30th, 2019, 6:49 am
Here are the first maxims. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_03_gracian_128kb.mp3 (8:35)

Sandra
And, you're off to a good start.
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Post by catharmaiden » December 3rd, 2019, 2:13 pm

thank you Larry. Now comes the longest section by far, all the others are shorter.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_02_gracian_128kb.mp3 (39:03)

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Post by silverquill » December 10th, 2019, 7:32 am

catharmaiden wrote:
December 3rd, 2019, 2:13 pm
thank you Larry. Now comes the longest section by far, all the others are shorter.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_02_gracian_128kb.mp3 (39:03)

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Oh, I did listen to this, but forgot to update here.
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Post by catharmaiden » December 25th, 2019, 9:19 am

here is at long last the next instalment of the art of worldly wisdom:

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_04_gracian_128kb.mp3 (9:10 min.)

I hope to be a bit faster next year. Merry Christmas, Larry.

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Post by silverquill » January 8th, 2020, 9:29 am

catharmaiden wrote:
December 25th, 2019, 9:19 am
here is at long last the next instalment of the art of worldly wisdom:

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_04_gracian_128kb.mp3 (9:10 min.)

I hope to be a bit faster next year. Merry Christmas, Larry.

Sandra
And, I very happy New Year to you!

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Post by catharmaiden » January 10th, 2020, 2:33 pm

thank you, Larry, and here is another chapter.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_05_gracian_128kb.mp3 (7:54)

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Post by silverquill » January 10th, 2020, 2:44 pm

catharmaiden wrote:
January 10th, 2020, 2:33 pm
thank you, Larry, and here is another chapter.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_05_gracian_128kb.mp3 (7:54)
Chapter 5 is PL OK!
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Post by silverquill » February 11th, 2020, 11:50 am

catharmaiden wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 10:41 am
another chapter ready :)

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/artofworldlywisdom_06_gracian_128kb.mp3 (8:33)

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