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Porson, Richardlocked

  • Geoffrey V. Morson


Porson, Richard (1759–1808), classical scholar, was born on 25 December 1759 in East Ruston, a remote village in Norfolk, about 4 miles from the coast, the third of seven children, four of whom survived to adulthood, of Huggin Porson (d. 1806) and ...

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