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Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.

Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.

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SOLOMON MAIMON.


SOLOMON MAIMON:

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.

Translated from the German, with Additions and Notes,

BY

J. CLARK MURRAY, LL.D., F.R.S.C.,

Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy, M'Gill College, Montreal.

ALEXANDER GARDNER,
PAISLEY; and 12 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON.
DAWSON BROTHERS, MONTREAL; CUPPLES AND HURD, BOSTON.

1888.


CONTENTS.

PAGE

Translator's Preface, ix.

Introduction.—State of Poland in last century, 1

Chapter

I.—My Grandfather's Housekeeping, 6

II.—First Reminiscences of Youth, 19

III.—Private Education and Independent Study, 22

IV.—Jewish Schools—The Joy of being released from them causes a Stiff Foot, 32

V.—My Family is driven into Misery, and an old Servant loses by his
great Faithfulness a Christian Burial,                              38

VI.—New Abode, New Misery—The Talmudist, 42

VII.—Joy endureth but a little while, 49

VIII.—The Pupil knows more than the Teacher—A theft à la
Rousseau
, which is discovered—"The ungodly provideth, and
the righteous putteth it on," 54

IX.—Love Affairs and Matrimonial Proposals—The
Song of Solomon may be used in the service
of Matchmaking—A new Modus Lucrandi—Smallpox, 59

X.—I become an object of Contention, get two Wives
at once, and am kidnapped at last, 65

XI.—My Marriage in my eleventh Year makes me the
Slave of my Wife, and procures for me
Cudgellings from my Mother-in-Law—A
Ghost of Flesh and Blood, 74

XII.—The Secrets of the Marriage State—Prince
Radzivil, or what is not all allowed in
Poland? 79

XIII.—Endeavour after mental Culture amid ceaseless
Struggles with Misery of every Kind, 89

XIV.—I study the Cabbalah, and become at last a
Physician, 94

XV.—A brief Exposition of the Jewish Religion from
its Origin down to the most recent Times, 111

XVI.—Jewish Piety and Penances, 132

XVII.—Friendship and Enthusiasm, 138

XVIII.—The Life of a Family Tutor, 145

XIX.—Also on a Secret Society, and therefore a Long
Chapter, 151

XX.—Continuation of the Former, and also Something
about Religious Mysteries, 176

XXI.—Journeys to Königsberg, Stettin, and Berlin, for
the purpose of extending my Knowledge of
Men, 187

XXII.—Deepest Stage of Misery, and Deliverance, 197

XXIII.—Arrival in Berlin—Acquaintances—Mendelssohn—Desperate
Study of Metaphysics—Doubts—Lectures
on Locke and Adelung, 210

XXIV.—Mendelssohn—A Chapter devoted to the Memory
of a worthy Friend, [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]#Page_221" class="pginternal"

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