Tuesday, 16 August 2016

The Defense of Poesy Sir Philip Sidney

The questions were ‘Whether gold can be made by art?’ and ‘Whether the imagination can produce real effects?’ These were followed by two positions in moral philosophy, given out by the King himself; one that it is greater to defend than to enlarge the bounds of an empire; and the other, that just and unjust are not constituted by law only, but by nature.

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