Excerpt from The Doctor, C, Vol 2There is a kind of physiognomy in the titles of books no less than in the faces of men, by which a skilful observer will as well know what to expect from the one as the other Butler s remains.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Read The Doctor, &c, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint) – heartforum.co.uk
Robert Southey was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the so called Lake Poets , and Poet Laureate Although his fame tends to be eclipsed by that of his contemporaries and friends William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Southey s verse enjoys enduring popularity Moreover, he was a prolific letter writer, literary scholar, historian and biographer His biographies include the life and works of John Bunyan, John Wesley, William Cowper, Oliver Cromwell and Horatio Nelson The latter has rarely been out of print since its publication in 1813 and was adapted for the screen in the 1926 British film, Nelson He was also a renowned Portuguese and Spanish scholar, translating a number of works of those two countries into English and writing both a History of Brazil part of his planned History of Portugal which was never completed and a History of the Peninsular War Perhaps his most enduring contribution to literary history is the immortal children s classic, The Story of the Three Bears, the original Goldilocks story.
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