The Life
Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral

Izaac Walton

“Where with a soul composed of harmonies,

Like a sweet swan, he warbles as he dies

His Maker’s praise, and his own obsequies.”

— Cotton.

The text and notes are from Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Rich'd Hooker, George Herbert, &c, Volume 2, based upon John Major's edition of 1825, which was printed from a copy of the edition of 1675, "corrected by Walton's own pen," Major's "illustrative notes" have been preserved, with some modifications by later hands.

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