The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax Synopsis
The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax: In Search of a Wife
All the Doctor Syntax books satirize the many eighteenth- and early 19th-century writers whose ‘tours’, ‘travels’, and ‘journeys’ were vehicles for sententious moralizing, uninspired raptures, and sentimental accounts of amorous adventures. On the third tour, Doctor Syntax is now concerned with his search for a wife.
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About William Combe
William Combe (25 March 1742 – 19 June 1823) was a British miscellaneous writer. He is chiefly remembered as the author of The Tours of Doctor Syntax, comic poems illustrated by artist Thomas Rowlandson’s colour plates.
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