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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Frederic Harrison (1831–1923)

Harrison, Frederic. An English essayist, thinker, and publicist; born in London, Oct. 18, 1831; died in 1923. After graduation from Oxford he served on various scientific and legal commissions; writing in connection therewith, reports, essays, books on sociology, law, and ethics. In the domain of philosophy his expositions of Comte gave him an international reputation. ‘The Meaning of History’ (1862); ‘Order and Progress’ (1875); ‘Choice of Books’ (1886); ‘Oliver Cromwell’ (1888); ‘Annals of an Old Manor House’ (1896); ‘George Washington and Other American Addresses’ (1901); ‘Memories and Thoughts’ (1906); ‘Autobiographical Memoirs’ (1907); ‘The German Peril’ (1915). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).