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Gilbert Knowles


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Gilbert Knowles : Materia medica botanica

'I read much, collected Extracts & translated Latin Books of physic with a view of double improvement; I studied the Materia Medica, & made some progress in Botany; I dissected Dogs & fancied myself an Anatomist, quitting entirely Poetry Novels & Books of Entertainment'.

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: George Crabbe      Print: Book


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