William Cooke Taylor


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William Cooke Taylor, Writer, Journalist, Historian and Anti-Corn Law propagandist. Born at Youghal on 16 April 1800 and died at 20 Herbert Street, Dublin on 12 September 1849. Through his mother he claimed descent from the regicide John Cooke.

He is best known for two works The Natural History of Society (1841) and Factories and the Factory System (1844). In the early 1840s he toured ... more »

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  • ''We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells.''
    William Cooke Taylor (1800-1849), Irish author. Remark, 1849. Quoted in James Walvin, Victorian Values, ch. 6 (1987).
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