The Vicar Of Morwenstow: Being A Life Of Robert Stephen Hawker

This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1914 edition by Methuen Co Ltd London.
The Vicar Of Morwenstow Being A Life Of Robert Stephen Hawker This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a edition by Methuen Co Ltd London

  • Title: The Vicar Of Morwenstow: Being A Life Of Robert Stephen Hawker
  • Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
  • ISBN: 9780543960238
  • Page: 319
  • Format: None
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    1. Baring-Gould describes his biography of Robert Hawker as a "gossiping book", and its rambling text is almost as much a Cornish miscellany as an account of the remarkable and eccentric Anglican cleric and poet. The vicar himself is frequently left behind in diverting accounts of shipwrecks and wreckers (the term seems to include scavengers as well as those who deliberately lured ships to their doom), folk beliefs and superstitions, and observations about the level of subsistence and education in [...]

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