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

John Foster (1770–1843)

Foster, John. An English essayist; born (probably) in Halifax, Yorkshire, Sept. 17, 1770; died at Stapleton, near Bristol, Oct. 14, or 15, 1843. A clergyman, his volume of ‘Essays’ (1805) constitutes his chief title to recognition.