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English Men of Letters Series

"A series of literary biographies, under the general editorship of John Morley, which were written by the leading literary figures of the day and published by Macmillan. The original series was launched in 1878, with Leslie Stephen's biography of Samuel Johnson, and ran until 1892. A second series, again under the general editorship of Morley, was published between 1902 and 1919." --Wikipedia

1 - Samuel Johnson
2 - Gibbon - English Men of Letters Series
3 - Sir Walter Scott - English Men of Letters Series
4 - Percy Bysshe Shelley
5 - Hume - English Men of Letters Series
6 - Goldsmith - English Men of Letters Series
7 - Daniel Defoe
8 - Robert Burns
9 - Spenser
10 - Thackeray
11 - Burke
12 - Milton
13 - Hawthorne - English Men of Letters Series
15 - Chaucer
16 - Cowper
17 - John Bunyan
18 - Alexander Pope - English Men of Letters Series
19 - Byron
21 - Wordsworth
30 - Sterne
32 - Fielding
35 - Bacon - English Men of Letters
36 - Coleridge

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