THE STORY OF HIS LIFE
Charles Lamb’s biography should be read at length
in his essays and his letters—­from them
we get to know not only the facts of his life but
almost insensibly we ...
"It seemed my destiny," wrote Bryan Waller Procter with typical self-effacement, "to float along from the cradle to the grave on the happy stream of mediocrity." Donald H. Reiman, editor of the Garlan...
Bryan Waller Procter was an aspiring writer of moderate abilities who was accepted into London literary circles. His career in the legal profession provided him with an income sufficient to support hi...