A History of the World Cup: 1930-2014 by Clemente Angelo Lisi

By Clemente Angelo Lisi

In A background of the realm Cup, Clemente Lisi chronicles the preferred carrying occasion on the planet, supplying shiny money owed of person video games from the tournament’s origins in 1930 to trendy occasions.

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The job went instead to Sir Edward Coke,* who would be Bacon’s bitter rival for the next three decades. With the accession of James I* Bacon’s political fortunes changed dramatically: knighted 26 FRANCIS BACON in 1603, he went on to hold posts as solicitor-general (1607), attorney general (1613), lord keeper of the great seal (1617), and lord chancellor (1618). But in the same year that he was made Viscount St. Albans (1621) he was imprisoned for bribery. Released three days later, he was fined some £40,000 and forbidden to hold public office.

In shades from direct to oblique his championing of Petrarch affected the phenomenon of English Petrarchism; at the direct end, Wyatt* paraphrased one of Bembo’s poems. Later, Bembo’s learning made a literal entrance to England when Sir Henry Wotton, the ambassador to Venice, purchased 38 PIETRO BEMBO a large portion of his library (1617–20), now mostly at Eton College. For ordinary Englishmen, however, undoubtedly the most vivid impression of Bembo comes from The Book of the Courtier in Hoby’s* translation, asserting the superiority of letters to arms and discoursing on platonic love even more eloquently than the real man had done.

Essential Articles for the Study of Francis Bacon. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1968. ———. Francis Bacon and Renaissance Prose. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968. Weinberger, Jerry. Science, Faith, and Politics: Francis Bacon and the Utopian Roots of the Modern Age. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1985. Whitaker, Virgil K. Francis Bacon’s Intellectual Milieu. Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, 1962. Whitney, Charles. Francis Bacon and Modernity.

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