chapter  1
The non-imperial empire
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Introduction EUROPE manageth all Arts and Sciences with such dexterity, that for the invention of manie things shee may truely be called a Mother, and for the conservation of many rare things, to beare the title of a Nurturing Mother of humane wisdome: shee hath in her most excellent Academies, for all manner of learning, whereas other Countries are all of them, overspread with Barbarisme.