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Recorded in September 2019. Published in 1909, as chapter three in the book "Literary Taste: How To Form It."

Recorded in September 2019. Marcus Aurelius lived from 121 to 180 A. D. The translation, by George Long, was made in 1862.

Recorded in September 2019. Written in 1781, on the death of his father.

Recorded in August 2019. Written in 1861.

Recorded in August 2019. Written in 1756.

Recorded in August 2019. Published in 1711, as essay number 33 of The Spectator.

Recorded in June 2019. Taken from the Memoirs of Socrates by Xenophon, Book 3, Chapter 12. Socrates lived from circa 470 to 399 B. C..; Xenophon, from circa 431 to 354 B. C. The translation, by Sarah Fielding, was published in 1762.

Recorded in July 2019. Published in 1599.

Recorded in July 2019. Published in 1595.

Recorded in July 2019. Written in 1670.

Recorded in June 2019. Epictetus flourished from the mid-first century to the early-second century A. D. The translation, by Elizabeth Carter, was published in 1758.

Recorded in June 2019. Published in 1759, as essay number 51 of The Idler.

Recorded in June 2019. William Hazlitt lived from 1778 to 1830. This version of the essay taken from the Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt, published 1836.

Recorded in June 2019. Written in 2017.

Recorded in June 2019. Published in 1926, in "Rambles and Reflections."

Recorded in June 2019. Published in 1888, in Plain Tales from the Hills.

Errata: 34:00, "Boy" for "body" in the phrase "bringing in the body for a regimental funeral."

Recorded in June 2019. From the last version of the Essays, published 1625, as found in Whately's edition. The first version was published in 1597, the second in 1612.

Recorded in May 2019. Seneca the Younger flourished during the first century A. D. The translation, by Richard M. Gummere, was published between 1917 and 1925.

Recorded in June 2019. Published in 1758, as essay number 23 of The Idler.

Recorded in June 2019. Seneca the Younger flourished during the first century A. D. The translation, by Richard M. Gummere, was published between 1917 and 1925.

Errata: 1:10, "the" for "my" in the phrase "she has remained in my house."

Recorded in June 2019. Published in 1835, in the Southern Literary Messenger.

Errata: 10:10, "destroying" for "disturbing" in the phrase "disturbing even the identity of her person."

Recorded in June 2019. Aesop (portrait left) flourished in the sixth century B. C. The translation, by Robert Dodsley (portrait right), was published in 1761.

Recorded in June 2019. Aesop (portrait left) flourished in the sixth century B. C. The translation, by Robert Dodsley (portrait right), was published in 1761.

Recorded in June 2019. Published in 1706.

As these are maxims, the pauses between them are made intentionally long (between ten and thirteen seconds) to give time for reflection and assimilation.

Recorded in July 2019. Published in 1693, in the second part of the Fruits of Solitude.

As these are maxims, I have left pauses of ten or twelve seconds between them to allow time for reflection and assimilation.

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