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Sir Thomas Browne An Appreciation With Some Of The Best Passages Of The Physician"s Writings by Thomas Browne

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsAlexander Whyte (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9372175M
ISBN 100548112045
ISBN 109780548112045

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Jun 15,  · A wonderfully erratic, promenading book, in which we see how different, yet how similar we still are today to that most serene, most enigmatic science pioneer and literary master, Sir Thomas Browne, whose prose style is one of the highest peaks in English literature, according to Borges and to my humble self. Javier MaríasBrand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Thomas Browne and porcelain Sir Thomas Browne was interested in alchemy and the science of substances. This article mentions him in relation to trying to work out how porcelain was made, as porcelain, at the time was as valuable as gold and its manufacture was a . Dec 18,  · Sir Thomas Browne: A Life by Reid Barbour – review Browne launched his book. prose do not play scales or improve their skills by repeating passages of . 'The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century' Hugh Aldersey Williams' book about Sir Thomas Browne was published by Granta and launched at The Bookhive Norwich in This book is a brilliant way to get to know Sir Thomas Browne and how his thinking is relevant to the world today.