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"New Atlantis" is an incomplete utopian novel by Sir Francis Bacon. Bacon portrayed a vision of the future of human discovery and knowledge, expressing his aspirations and ideals for humankind. The novel depicts the creation of a utopian land where "generosity and enlightenment, dignity and splendour, piety and public spirit" are the commonly held qualities of the inhabitants of the mythical Bensalem.

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Very archaic vocabulary.

I think the author wanted maximum authenticity. Maybe I'm not scholarly enough to appreciate it all. The deliberate mispronounciation of modern words was just too much to listen to. I have and ear for languages, speak three pretty well, and some of two others, and this tome drove me crazy. Was this supposed to be middle English? I know English has changed a lot, but this just seemed gratuitously strange.