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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
H. M. Ayres, ed.  The Reader’s Dictionary of Authors.  1917.
 
Richard Hooker (1554–1600)
 
Hooker, Richard. A famous English divine and theological writer; born at Heavitree, Exeter, March 1553–4; died at Bishopsbourne, near Canterbury, Nov. 2, 1600. He has been called “the judicious Hooker.” His great work, the ‘Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity’ (1592–1648), supporting the ministry, ritual, and ceremonies of the Church of England, is one of the masterpieces of English eloquence.
 
 
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