Available to download for free in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook formats.
Skip straight to downloads.
Essayes: Religious Meditations. Places of Perswasion and Disswasion. Seene and Allowed was the first published book by the philosopher, statesman and jurist Francis Bacon. The Essays are written in a wide range of styles, from the plain and unadorned to the epigrammatic. They cover topics drawn from both public and private life, and in each case the essays cover their topics systematically from a number of different angles, weighing one argument against another.
Part of the Harvard Classics set.
This book has 163 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1601.
Production notes: This ebook of The Essays was published by Global Grey in 2018.
The donate buttons below are in British Pounds, click here if you would prefer to donate in USD, EUR, CAD, or AUD.
Donate with PayPal (yellow button) or Stripe (via Donorbox) (blue button)