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The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior (1821 edition)
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The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
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The Anatomy of Melancholy (Volume III of III) (2010 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420937442
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Section 2, member 2, subsection 6. Immoderate Exercise a cause, and how. Solitariness, Idleness. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
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Melancholy: As it Proceeds from the Disposition and Habit, the Passion of Love, and the Influence of Religion (1801 edition)
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Section 2, member 2, subsection 3, Custom of Diet, Delight, Appetite, Necessity, how they cause or hinder. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
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Section 2, member 4, subsection 7, A heap of other Accidents causing Melancholy, Death of Friends, Losses, etc. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)


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Born: February 8, 1577

Died: January 25, 1640 (aged 62)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Robert Burton was an English scholar at Oxford University, whose chief claim to fame is for writing The Anatomy of Melancholy.

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