Dr Declan McCormack

"By separating into one biographicon this peculiar class of lives, a philanthropic emulation would be excited, a debt of social gratitude would be discharged, a trophy to patriotism would be erected, and an instructive knowledge of the present state of nations and the gradual concatenation of intercourse would be diffused. Literature should rear altars to the missionaries of human civilization." - [William Taylor of Norwich] The Monthly Review: or Literary Journal, 74 (1814). read less