Lives of Donne and Herbert

Harvard Classics, Vol 15, Part 2 Two of a handful of short biographies by the subjects fellow divine and fishing companion Walton seeks to evoke not so much the facts of lives as their personality and virtuous character.
Lives of Donne and Herbert Harvard Classics Vol Part Two of a handful of short biographies by the subjects fellow divine and fishing companion Walton seeks to evoke not so much the facts of lives as their personality and

  • Title: Lives of Donne and Herbert
  • Author: Izaak Walton
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    1. "My design is rather to assure the reader that I have used very great diligence to inform myself, that I might inform him of the truth of what follows; and though I cannot adorn it with eloquence, yet I will do it with sincerity." Walton's lives of Donne and Herbert are short and profound. They are packed with not just factual information, like names, dates, and occurrences, but also with the author's approbation and ideals. By the end of the works, one feels that one knows, not just those about [...]

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