Essays of British Essayists; Including Biographical and Critical Studies

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Read Books, 2006 - Literary Collections - 436 pages
Originally published in 1900. 'We may find in the essay philosophy, but it is in gay attire we may discover erudition, but it is presented with drawing-room graces and a cheery urbanity. There may be pronunciamentos, but they come from the library as a throne.' Essays by Francis Bacon, Robert Burton, Sir Thomas Browne, Thomas Fuller, John Milton, Abraham Cowley, Sir William Temple, John Dryden, John Locke, Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift, etc. Editor: Chauncey C.Starkweather, A.B., Ll.B. Language: English Keywords: Literature (Essays) Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Keywords: Sir Thomas Browne Books Sir William Temple John Locke Daniel Defoe John Dryden Dryden John Abraham Cowley Francis Bacon Temple John John Milton Literature Essays English Keywords Robert Burton Jonathan Swift Thomas Fuller Starkweather Chauncey 190

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