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Poetical Works (Classic Reprint) [Paperback]

George Herbert

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17 July 2012
Nicholas Ferrar and Barnabas Oley and Izaak Walton earlier, to William Pickering, James Yeowell, William Jerdan, Robert Aria Willmott, and C. Cowden Clarke more recently, many loving and capable editors have spent time and pains (in the old sense) on the Works of the divine Herbert epithet irreversible as judicious for Richard Hooker, holy for Richard Baxter. I wish, therefore, right cordially to acknowledge the labours of my predecessors on this Worthy. It were to belie my innermost feeling, not to express my sense of obligation. Nevertheless, it may be permitted me to point out certain things whereby the present edition claims to be in advance of others. I. For the firat time the text throughout is reproduced in integrity of wording and orthography. Collation and re-collation of the original and early editions revealed manifold, in some cases flagrant and ignorant, departures from both, and important errors in even the most careful, while the punctuation has been chaos (e. g.
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Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.

Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the aged text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org

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  • Paperback: 590 pages
  • Publisher: Forgotten Books (17 July 2012)
  • ISBN-10: 1440051089
  • ISBN-13: 978-1440051081
  • Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 15 x 4.3 cm

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