The Consolation of Philosophy (James)

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For other English-language translations of this work, see The Consolation of Philosophy.
Lady Philosophy and Boethius from the Consolation, (Ghent, 1485)

Index of Verse Interludes[edit]

Book I.[edit]

  1. Boethius' Complaint
  2. His Despondency
  3. The Mists dispelled
  4. Nothing can subdue Virtue
  5. Boethius' Prayer
  6. All Things have their Needful Order
  7. The Perturbations of Passion

Book II.[edit]

  1. Fortune's Malice
  2. Man's Covetousness
  3. All Passes
  4. The Golden Mean
  5. The Former Age
  6. Neros' Infamy
  7. Glory may not last
  8. Love is Lord of all

Book III.[edit]

  1. The Thorns of Error
  2. The Bent of Nature
  3. The Insatiableness of Avarice
  4. Disgrace of Honours conferred by a Tyrant
  5. Self-mastery
  6. True Nobility
  7. Pleasure's Sting
  8. Human Folly
  9. Invocation
  10. The True Light
  11. Reminiscence
  12. Orpheus and Eurydice

Book IV.[edit]

  1. The Soul's Flight
  2. The Bondage of Passion
  3. Circe's Cup
  4. The Unreasonableness of Hatred
  5. Wonder and Ignorance
  6. The Universal Aim
  7. The Hero's Path

Book V.[edit]

  1. Chance
  2. The True Sun
  3. Truth's Paradoxes
  4. A Psychological Fallacy
  5. The Upward Look