Saturday, April 4, 2009
April 3: Romance with a Happy Ending (Vol. 15, pp. 392-404)
I never heard of George Herbert, who was born this day in 1593, but Izaak Walton thought he was grand. In another one of Walton's mini-biographies of obscure English writers, he tells the tale of Herbert's whirlwind courtship with the woman who married him.