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Seventeenth-Century Prose and Poetry

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Hardcover, 1124 pages
Published February 1st 1983 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P (first published 1963)
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Jennifer Griffith
Mar 19, 2008 Jennifer Griffith rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Shakespeare fans, poets, language lovers
This book contains prose and poetry from the greats:
Ben Jonson, John Donne, John Milton, Robert Herrick, George Herbert. Their original conceits lift the soul and open the mind. I read this volume in college. I now sample from it regularly to fill my reservoir of beauty so I can face the rigors of life. The editors, Witherspoon and Warnke, selected well what to include--from the woodcuts of Francis Quarles to excerpts from Izaak Walton's Complete Angler to the essays of Sir Francis Bacon to the
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