The Art of Living Long [Luigi Cornaro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. ance t oward the procuri ng of long life, is what we meet with in a li ttle book published by LUIGI CORNARO the. VENETIAN ; which I the rather mention, because. The art of living long / a new and improved English version of the treatise by the celebrated Venetian centenarian, Luigi Cornaro, with essays by Joseph Addison .

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Page 36 – if thou well observe The rule of not too much, by temperance taught, In what thou eat’st and drink’st, seeking from thence Cornago nourishment, not gluttonous delight, Till many years over thy head return: Page – Surely every medicine is an innovation, and he that will not apply new remedies must expect new fornaro for time is the greatest innovator; and if time of course alter things to the worse, and luugi and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?

The art of living long: Page – Entertain hopes; mirth rather than joy; variety of delights, rather than surfeit of them ; wonder and admiration, and therefore novelties; studies that fill the mind with splendid and illustrious objects, as histories, fables, and contemplations of nature.


Popular passages Page – This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, — often the surfeit of our own behaviour, — we make cornwro of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars This, of all virtues and dignities of the mind, is the greatest, being the character of the Luiggi ; and without it man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing, no better than a kind of vermin.

Page 24 – tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Page – At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and ilving his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves; then dies the same.

Butler- pages 0 Reviews https: Account Options Sign in. Page – There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: Page – Heraclitus saith well od one of his enigmas: Page – Goodness I call the habit, and goodness of nature the inclination.


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