The Lives of - John Donne - Sir Henry Wotton - Richard Hooker - George Herbert & Robert Sanderson
Walton's Lives have been praised, and dispraised, as prose-poems but it has been demonstrated that the author was an industrious and scrupulous biographer, collecting all the facts, suppressing none of them but putting an ecclesiastical emphasis where we nowadays should put a secular one.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - antiquary - LibraryThing
Important as a source especially for Donne and Herbert, though I believe Amy Charles was critical of Walton in her life of Herbert . Walton does tend to idealize his subjects. Read full review