Robert Burton

Robert Burton

Born: February 8, 1577

Died: January 25, 1640

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

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

Source/Notes: The Anatomy of Melancholy (Volume III of III) (2010 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420937442

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Source/Notes: Section 2, member 2, subsection 6. Immoderate Exercise a cause, and how. Solitariness, Idleness. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
Source/Notes: 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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Source/Notes: Section 2, member 4, subsection 7, A heap of other Accidents causing Melancholy, Death of Friends, Losses, etc. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)