Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters - Book of Essays 2 : Chapter 8, Summary & Analysis

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Book of Essays 2 : Chapter 8, Summary and Analysis

Much further one, amongst the essays, which have been shorter again, there is one entitled Of Evil Means employed to a Good End. The least disturbing example that he provides during this two page essay is how a politician forced a serving class of people to get very drunk. The purpose of this evil was to show to the classes just over them in the social hierarchy how offensive and disturbing this condition could be, in an effort to put the higher class of people off of getting too drunk themselves. What follows is a bit of analysis.At this point, readers have made it through the first half of the book. The essays are one mode of the author's well formed expressions. He has included numerous, short quotations from diverse, famous men of history...

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