The Life of John Clare by Frederick Martin

Produced by Jonathan Ingram, Thomas Berger, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE LIFE OF JOHN CLARE. by FREDERICK MARTIN. * * * * * PREFACE. Some forty years ago, the literary world rapturously hailed the appearance of a new poet, brought forward as ‘the Northamptonshire Peasant’ and ‘the English Burns.’ There was no limit