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Wotton and his worlds

spying, science and Venetian intrigues

by G. Curzon

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Published by Xlibris Corp. in [Philadelphia, PA] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Venice (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639.,
    • Diplomats -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1603-1625.,
    • Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- 1508-1797.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Italy -- Venice.,
    • Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-315) and index.

      StatementGerald Curzon.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA391.1.W9 C87 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination341 p. :
      Number of Pages341
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3327713M
      ISBN 101413425135, 1413425127
      LC Control Number2004302148
      OCLC/WorldCa56114376

        Life. The son of Thomas Wotton (–) and his second wife, Elionora Finch, Henry was the youngest brother of Edward Wotton, 1st Baron Wotton, and grandnephew of the diplomat Nicholas Wotton. Henry was born at Bocton Hall in the parish of Bocton or Boughton Malherbe, was educated at Winchester College and at New College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 5 June . Sara Militello (9/29/ PM). Wow. I never knew this poem existed. And, of course, it's written so very better than I could have said it. I will now get better Author: Sir Henry Wotton.

        The full title of Walton's book of short biographies is, Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Rich'd Hooker, George Herbert, Sir Henry Wotton ( - ) was an English author, diplomat and. The Picture of Dorian Gray, a book I have always loved, already reads like fan fiction. Hannibal is in Lord Henry's place here, Will as Dorian:) We reckon Chilton might be Basil? Dorian Gray/Henry Wotton (23) Dorian Gray/Basil Hallward (17) Basil Hallward/Henry Wotton (6) .

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Out of 5 stars Wotton and His Worlds. Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified Purchase. There are no reviews of this book because whoever is Cited by: 2. Wotton and His Worlds: Spying, Science and Venetian Intrigues. By Gerald Curzon.

(Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation. $ hardcover; $ paperback.) Sir Henry Wotton was one of the multi-talented political figures whose careers spanned the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Life. The son of Thomas Wotton (–) and his second wife, Elionora Finch, Henry was the youngest brother of Edward Wotton, 1st Baron Wotton, and grandnephew of the diplomat Nicholas Wotton.

Henry was born at Bocton Hall in the parish of Bocton or Boughton Malherbe, was educated at Winchester College and at New College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 5 JuneSucceeded by: Francis Mitchell. The Picture of Dorian Gray begins on a beautiful summer day in Victorian England, where Lord Henry Wotton, an opinionated man, is observing the sensitive artist Basil Hallward painting the portrait of Dorian Gray, a handsome young man who is Basil's ultimate sitting for the painting, Dorian listens to Lord Henry espousing his hedonistic world view and begins to think that beauty is Author: Oscar Wilde.

Lord Henry Wotton Timeline and Summary. BACK; NEXT ; Lord Henry and Basil discuss Basil's newest painting. Lord Henry is charmed by it and vows to meet the man in picture, despite Basil's plea for him not to meet Dorian Gray.

Wotton and his worlds: spying, science and Venetian intrigues / Gerald Curzon. Author/Creator: Curzon, G. (Gerald), Publication: [Philadelphia, PA]: Xlibris. Lord Henry is a man possessed of “wrong, fascinating, poisonous, delightful theories.” He is a charming talker, a famous wit, and a brilliant intellect.

Given the seductive way in which he leads conversation, it is little wonder that Dorian falls under his spell so completely.

Lord Henry’s. Tempted by his world-weary friend, decadent friend Lord Henry Wotton, he wished to stay young forever and pledges his very soul to keep his good looks. As Dorian's slide into crime and cruelty progresses, he stays magically youthful, while his beautiful portrait changes, revealing the hideous corruption of moral decay.

The Picture of Dorian /5(K). For all that Wotton's busy public career provides more than enough material for a book, to have written four of the most widely anthologized of Renaissance lyrics seems more than a fluke.

If one finishes Wotton and his Worlds hungry for more information on these particular poems and the others attributable to Wotton, then that is perhaps no bad. ‘Nicholas Wotton, Dean of Canterbury, being then Ambassador in France, dreamed that his nephew, this Thomas Wotton, was inclined to be a party in such a project, as, if he were not suddenly prevented, would turn both to the loss of his life, and ruin of his family.

Sir Henry Wotton, (born MaBoughton Malherbe, Kent, Eng.—died DecemberEton, Buckinghamshire), English poet, diplomat, and art connoisseur who was a friend of the poets John Donne and John Milton.

Of his few surviving poems, “You Meaner Beauties of the Night,” written to Elizabeth of Bohemia, is the most famous. Izaak Walton’s biography of Wotton was. The timeline below shows where the character Lord Henry Wotton appears in The Picture of Dorian Gray.

The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance. The novel opens in the gorgeous flower-filled rooms of Basil Hallward’s house. Lord Henry Wotton and Basil are together in the studio, considering the.

Youth. Youth. There is absolutely nothing in the world worth having but youth. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a graphic adaptation of Oscar Wildes classic work, stunningly re-imagined by writer Ian Edginton and artist I.N.J.

Gothic morality tale is the story of a man who, taken by his own beauty, pledges his soul in a desperate bid for eternal youth/5. The book that Lord Henry gave Dorian has a huge influence over Dorian's behavior.

He is so caught up in it, he purchases nine copies of it and has them bound in various colors to match his changing moods. Anthony Wotton, B. D.—This learned person was born in London, and educated first at Eton school, then at King's college, Cambridge, where he took his degrees.

Being a person of considerable reputation, he became fellow of the college, and was for some time chaplain to the Earl of Essex. Lord Henry Wotton Bored Lord Henry. Wow— with friends like Lord Henry, who needs enemies. This hedonistic, selfish aristocrat has the whole world at his fingertips, and, rather than doing something good for humanity, he simply goes about his business in a totally self-indulgent manner.

Nothing seems to have any meaning for Lord Henry except his own pleasure. Sir Henry Wotton has dealt with a fabulous deep and refined thoughts has produced a great deal of successful life in rhythmic mode, using rhyming scheme topic he has selected pulls the attention of readers simple scheme is presenting a sublime theme.

The Wotton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Wotton families were found in the UK in In there were 6 Wotton families living in Maine. This was about 86% of all the recorded Wotton's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Wotton families in The Book Of Tokens Tarot Meditations Paul Foster Case 1.

THE MEDITATION ON ALEPH 1 I AM, Without beginning, without end, Older than night or day, Because of which I bring forth the shining worlds.

For this do I divide myself, becoming two. 4 Of these two, the first is File Size: KB. Read Chapter 2 of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. The text begins: As they entered they saw Dorian Gray.

He was seated at the piano, with his back to them, turning over the pages of a volume of Schumann's "Forest Scenes." "You must lend me these, Basil," he cried. "I want to learn them. They are perfectly charming." "That entirely depends on how you sit to-day, Dorian.".

His romantic, olive-coloured face and worn expression interested him. There was something in his low languid voice that was absolutely fascinating. His cool, white, flowerlike hands, even, had a curious charm. They moved, as he spoke, like music, and seemed to have a language of their own.

But he felt afraid of him, and ashamed of being afraid.Start studying Dorian Gray Book Review. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.Gerald Curzon is a retired professor of neurochemistry (University College, London) with a life-long interest in history.

He first heard of Paolo Sarpi while preparing Wotton and His Worlds: Spying, Science and Venetian Intrigues (Xlibris, ).