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This book has provided capital entertainment for the wise and the curious for nearly four hundred years.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
A Note Addressed to the Frustrated Burton Reader:
I hope your conquest is proceeding well, if not easily. First, do keep fighting the good fight. Read more
This isn't a light read by any means. But if you are interested in early modern medicine, psychoanalysis (though that is anachronistic), and/or how early modern people thought of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Megan
The Amazon Review -bot asked me how this "story" is "narrated." That's a good question. Read morePublished 3 months ago by G. Mosley
I searched for this book for over five decades, ever since I came across an excerpt of it in a college anthology of seventeenth century English literature. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Daniel L. Copenhaver
This has to be the perfect bedside book, except for the size (the paperback is about three inches deep). Read morePublished 18 months ago by reading man
" I am therefore in this point a professed disciple of Apollonius, a scholar of Socrates, I neglect phrases, and labour wholly to inform my reader's understanding, not to please... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Paul Camp
Burton's thoughts on the nature of man and the resulting impact on culture are an illuminating perspective on his era and the impact of the Classical Education on that thinking. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Tim Bloch
But the decision to put the entire book into a single paperback volume was a bad mistake. It's impossible to hold it in any position or to turn the pages. Read morePublished 22 months ago by David McAllister