The Religio Medici and Other Writings of Sir Thomas Browne (Classic Reprint)

The Religio Medici and Other Writings of Sir Thomas Browne (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Religio Medici and Other Writings of Sir Thomas Browne Tns modern visitor to Norwich who has found his way through steep, winding streets or staircased alleys into the most romantic of English market-places is within a stone's throw of the spot in which the famous physician whose terceutenary East Anglia was celebrating lately spent the greater part of his long and fortunate life. Avery ordinary house, distinguished, however, with a memorial tablet, occupies the site. The garden, too, with its rareties, which Evelyn, when he visited Browne in thought a paradise, has long since disappeared. But close at hand towersthegreateastwindowofslpetermancrofhthe mag nificent church in which the median ratifies worshipped; and Old Norwich afiords not a few glimpses from crowded streets into venerable courtyards with vistas of greenery beyond, which make it easy to inagine the circamstances of his abode. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 458g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243295383
  • 9780243295388

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