Losing Friends

In this book Digby Anderson explores the changing nature of friendship.

Price: £12.00

One loyal friend is worth 10,000 relatives, said Euripides. Aristotle thought friendship the best thing in the world. Saint Augustine was devasted by th death of a friend, All that we had done together was now a grim ordeal without him”. For men as different as Dr Johnson, Coleridge and Cardinal Newman friendship was a great, moral love. For Cirero it was a foundation of social order. For Burke good men must cultivate friendship. To try to lead a good life on one's own is arrogant and dangerous. In past ages business thrived on the trust of friends; armies won battles on the loyalty of men to their comr