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The Anatomy of Melancholy

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The Anatomy of Melancholy

By Robert Burton


<span lang="EN-CA">According to Boswell, Samuel Johnson called this “the only book that ever took him out of bed two hours earlier than he wished to rise. ” Keats called Burton’s ‘Anatomy of Melancholy’ his favourite book, and Lamb, Sterne, Byron, Beckett, Borges and Pullm…

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