|Author:||John Woolman,Charles W. Eliot,Benjamin Franklin|
|Title:||The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin; The Journal of John Woolman; Fruits of Solitude by William Penn: The Five Foot Shelf of Classics, Vol. I (in 5 (Cosimo Classics: Five Foot Shelf of Classics)|
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|Publisher:||Cosimo Classics (February 1, 2010)|
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The Harvard Classics, vol. 1 (Hardcover). Author(s): Charles William Eliot. Franklin Woolman Penn (Hardcover). Published 1990 by Grolier Enterprises Corp. Hardcover, 395 pages.
The set is sometimes called "Eliot's Five-Foot Shelf. Release Date:January 1909. F. Collier & Son.
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Authors: Benjamin Franklin, John Woolman, and William Penn. Series: The Harvard Classics. Publisher: P. Pages: 419. About Charles Eliot. Eliot graduated from Harvard in 1853, and was appointed tutor in mathematics in 1854, before becoming assistant professor of mathematics and chemistry.
1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin ; The journal of John Woolman ; Fruits of solitude, William Penn from your list? The autobiography of Benjamin Franklin ; The journal of John Woolman ; Fruits of solitude, William Penn. with introduction and notes. Published 1937 by Collier in New York. 395 p. Number of pages.
John Woolman was a Quaker who, before our nation even declared its independance, had convinced the entire Quaker body in North America to free their slaves - all because he "had a scruple" about it. The arguments of those who had slaves, the way they rationalized it being ok are fascinating; as are the observations he had about what threatened the church - people becoming lax on their ethics because of the lure of wealth, comforts, and such. The last piece, by William Penn reads like the book of Proverbs, but more organized - it's little lines of wisdom by one of our country's greatest spiritual thinkers, organized by topic. It has some real gems in it, and is a fun little read. Here's one example, "28.
Eliot had stated in speeches that the elements of a liberal education could be obtained by spending 15 minutes a day reading from a collection of books that could fit on a five-foot shelf. Originally he had said a three-foot shelf.
Charles William Eliot was an American educator. Author name not noted above: William Penn. Originally published between 1909 and 1917 under the name "Harvard Classics," this stupendous 51-volume set-a collection of the greatest writings from literature, philosophy, history, and mythology-was assembled by American academic CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT (1834-1926), Harvard University's longest-serving president. Also known as "Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf," it represented Eliot's belief that a basic liberal education could be gleaned by reading from an anthology of works that could fit on five feet of bookshelf.