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THE

LIVES

OF

DR. JOHN DONNE, SIR HENRY WOTTON,

MR. RICHARD HOOKER,

MR. GEORGE HERBERT,

AND

DR. ROBERT SANDERSON.

: THE

LIVES

OF

DR. JOHN DONNE, SIR HENRY WOTTON,

MR. RICHARD HOOKER,

MR. GEORGE HERBERT,

AND

DR. ROBERT SANDERSON.

WRITTEN BY IZAAK WALTON.

These were honoured men in their generations."

Ecclus. xliv. 7.

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TO

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

AND REVEREND FATHER IN GOD,

GEORGE,

LORD BISHOP OF WINCHESTER,

AND PRELATE OF THE MOST NOBLE

ORDER OF THE GARTER.

MY LORD,

I DID, fome years past, present you with a plain relation of the life of Mr. Richard Hooker, that humble man, to whose memory princes, and the moft learned of this nation, have paid a reverence at the mention of his name. And now, with Mr. Hooker's, I present you also the Life of that pattern of primitive piety, Mr George Herbert; and, with his, the Life of Dr.

Donne,

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