Spinoza: A novel

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LEISURE HOUR SERIES No. 135



SPINOZA


A NOVEL

BY

BERTHOLD AUERBACH
Author of "On the Heights," etc.


FROM THE GERMAN BY

E. NICHOLSON


"All high things are as difficult
of attainment, as rare."—Spinoza


NEW YORK
HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY
1882

CONTENTS.


CHAPTER I.

PAGE

Acosta9

A Friday Evening14

The Jewish Dominican26

The Synagogue39

Father and Son49
Manuela55

Talmud and Latin101

The Treaty of Peace123

The Cabbalist144

The Lucianist165

Benedictus Sit185

A New Man200

Disciples of Descartes215

The New Ally229

Handicraft235

The Unexpressed255

Pantheism268

Proselytes295

Kissing and Dying311

Still Life322

Confessions338

Microcosmos352

Peculiarities365

Missionaries377

The Excommunication400

Wooing by Proxy413

Scars and Purification426

Epilogue440