63. On the Illusions of Wealth

On the Illusion of Wealth XVIII. On Festivals and Fasting 1. It is the month of December, and yet the city is at this very moment in a sweat. Licence is given to the general merrymaking. Everything resounds with mighty preparations, – as if the Saturnalia differed at all from the usual business day! So true […]

7. On Desire and Wealth

On Desire and Wealth Epistle II: On Discursiveness in Reading 1. Judging by what you write me, and by what I hear, I am forming a good opinion regarding your future. You do not run hither and thither and distract yourself by changing your abode; for such restlessness is the sign of a disordered spirit. The […]