Aristotle, in constantly quoting Homer, Hesiod, Pindar, Euripides and 9   I come now to poetry and the poets—a subject with which every educated lady must show her self thoroughly familiar. See the tomb here. tomb at S. Croce in Florence must not on any account be neglected by one who aspires to true cultivation. we must be supremely careful in our choice of authors, lest an inartistic and action or for discourse in all subjects. 27   Whenever I speak about virtue proper, then, whether moral or intellectual, you must understand that I speak of the virtues of the soul, not of the body. Bruni emerged as a eloquent spokesman for classical studies and humanism. The His history of the people of Florence—a monumental work in 12 volumes—was the first critical account that avoided myth and fantasy. writings we find deep speculations upon Nature, and upon the Causes and Origins Educational Program”, (Selections from his treatise De Studiis The lust for revenge, or wrath, tends to become too violent; it is therefore resisted by good temper. sensation. The It is indeed quite common for fortitude to appropriate the term 'virtue' for its own.