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L. Annaeus Seneca On Benefits
Aubrey Stewart

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L.  ANNAEUS SENECA 

ON BENEFITS. 

PREFACE

Seneca, the favourite classic of the early fathers of the church
and of the Middle Ages, whom Jerome, Tertullian, and Augustine
speak of as "Seneca noster," who was believed to have corresponded
with St.  Paul, and upon whom [Footnote: On the "De Clementia," an
odd subject for the man who burned Servetus alive for differing
with him.] Calvin wrote a commentary, seems almost forgotten in
modern times.  Perhaps some of his popularity may have been due to
his being supposed to be the author of those tragedies which the
world has long ceased to read, but which delighted a period that

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