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Hydriotaphia, Urne-Buriall, or, A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes lately found in Norfolk. Together with The Garden of Cyrus, or the Quincunciall, Lozenge, or Net-work Plantations of the Ancients ...

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Hydriotaphia, Urne-Buriall, or, A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes lately found in Norfolk. Together with The Garden of Cyrus, or the Quincunciall, Lozenge, or Net-work Plantations of the Ancients ...

By Sir Thomas Browne


Robert Sencourt wonderfully summarised Browne’s contribution as follows: “an instance of scientific reason, lit up by mysticism, in the Church of England.” 'Hydriotaphia' is perhaps Browne’s finest work, and is certainly one of the great essays in the English language. The work was …

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