The Utopia of Sir Thomas More: In Latin from the Edition of March 1518, and in English from the 1st Ed. of Ralph Robynson's Translation in 1551

Clarendon Press, 1895 - 347 頁


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第 lix 頁 - THIS fable my lord devised, to the end that he might exhibit therein a model or description of a college, instituted for the interpreting of nature, and the producing of great and marvellous works, for the benefit of men; under the name of Solomon's House, or the College of the Six Days
第 lix 頁 - Concerning the advancement of learning, I do subscribe to the opinion of one of the wisest and greatest men of your kingdom: That for grammar schools there are already too many, and therefore no providence to add where there is excess...
第 xlviii 頁 - ... it should be lawful for every man to favour and follow what religion he would...
第 li 頁 - They do not make slaves of prisoners of war, except those that are taken in battle, nor of the sons of their slaves, nor of those of other nations: the slaves among them are only such as are condemned to that state of life for the commission of some crime...
第 164 頁 - Forasmuch as nothing can be so secretly spoken or done at the table, but either they that sit on the one side or on the other must needs perceive it. The dishes be not set down in order from the first place, but all the old men (whose places be marked with some special token to be known) be first served of their meat, and then the residue equally. The old men...
第 lviii 頁 - ... has contemplated nothing but the words of books and has given his mind with useless result to the consideration of the dead signs of things.
第 151 頁 - ... do sometimes bring forth an innumerable company of people to amend the highways, if any be broken. Many times also, when they have no such work to be occupied about, an open proclamation is made, that they shall bestow fewer hours in work. For the magistrates do not exercise their citizens against their wills in unneedful labours.
第 159 頁 - ... incommodiously: and partely that they which were taken and holden with contagious diseases, suche as be wonte by infection to crepe from one to another, myght be layde apart farre from the company of the residue.
第 lix 頁 - His Lordship thought also in this present fable to have composed a frame of Laws, or of the best state or mould of a commonwealth ; but foreseeing it would be a long work, his desire of collecting the Natural History1 diverted him, which he preferred many degrees before it.
第 147 頁 - ... that come by other mens laboure, then ii. of the work men themselfes doo ; yf all thyes (I saye) were sette to profytable occupatyons, yowe easelye perceaue howe lytle tyme wolde be enoughe, yea and to muche, to stoore vs wyth all thynges that maye be requysyte other for necessytye, or for commodytye ; yea, or for pleasure, so that the same pleasure be trewe and 5 naturall.