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Dr Johnson observed of this morte that "it was the only book that ever took him out of bed hive hours somer than he wished to rise " 1. 462.
prit published in 4.
at Oxford in 1621 by st. Cripps
1800.8th 2 vols.
To this was first prefixed account of the author Robert Burton Its revived popularity, after long neglect, is said to have been due to Dr. Johnson's praise of it J.EN.
"The most amusing and instructive medley of quotations
97 Burton (R.) THE ANATOMY OF MELAN-
is a valuable work.
work. It is perhap overloaded with quotation; but there is great spirit and great power in what he says when he writes from his own mind.
WHAT IT IS, WITH ALL THE
KINDS, CAUSES, SYMPTOMES, PROGNOSTICS,
SEVERAL CURES OF IT.
In Three Partitions.
WITH THEIR SEVERAL
SECTIONS, MEMBERS, AND SUBSECTIONS, Philosophically, Medicinally, Historically opened and cut up.
A SATYRICALL PREFACE CONDUCING TO THE FOLLOWING DISCOURSE.
The Ninth Edition, corrected;
To which is now first prefixed,
AN ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR.
Omne tulit punctum, qui miscuit utile dulci.
PRINTED BY J. CUNDEE, IVY-LANE,
FOR VERNOR AND HOOD; J. CUTHELL; J.SEWELL; J. WALKER;