home, Lawrence lived in over a dozen countries and produced several more travel books, including Sea and Sardinia (1921 Mornings in Mexico (1927 and Etruscan Places (1932). G.; Harrison, Brian, eds. Campbell, Mary., The Witness and the Other World: Exotic European Travel Writing 4001600, Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1988. The essay is not designed to win people to a particular cause or to communicate factual matter better put in scientific treatises. Perhaps they were effective in contrast to the rambling, florid prose written by most writers of the time. John Pitcher (ed.) The Essays (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985). Comparison of the earlier essays with those essay about the importance of learning written later shows not only a critical mind at work but also a man made sadder and wiser, or at least different, by changes in fortune. Wife of the British ambassador to Turkey, Lady Mary sent home hundreds of polished and witty letters, each a mini-essay about some aspect of Turkish life.
His tone is that of an experienced person who knows what he is talking about, probably from his own travels. Hawkins (ed.) Essays (London:. The author is the notion that only learned and well-read men can execute plans effectively, manage their daily affairs with expertise and lead a healthy and stable life. The, essays first appeared, ten in number, in 1597. London: Chatto and Windus. A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure, he writes. Oxford Reference Online (Subscription service). From reading books to writing papers, study plays a vital role in a mans life making him learned, witty and experienced.
In 1826 he published a series of essays, Notes of a journey Through France and Italy; though he calls travel a splendid dream, he concludes that our affections must settle at home. 15 of The Oxford Francis Bacon.