See also:English classical and Shakespearian
See also:scholar, was
See also:born at Barford
See also:Darlington, in
See also:March 1821 . He was educated at
See also:Sedbergh and
See also:schools and Trinity
See also:College, Cambridge, where he was elected
See also:fellow after a brilliant university career . In 1857 he was appointed public orator . He travelled much during the long vacations, visiting Spain,
See also:Greece, Italy and Poland . His
See also:Peloponnesus (1858) was an important contribution to the knowledge of the
See also:country at that
See also:time . In 1853
See also:Clark had taken orders, but
See also:left the
See also:Church in 187o after the passing of the Clerical Disabilities
See also:Act, of which he was one of the promoters . He also resigned the public oratorship in the same
See also:year, and in consequence of illness left Cambridge in 1873 . He died at
See also:York on the 6th of
See also:November 1878 . He bequeathed a sum of
See also:money to his old college for the foundation of a lectureship in English literature . Although Clark was before all a classical scholar, he published little in that branch of learning . A contemplated edition of the
See also:works of Aristophanes, a task for which he was singularly fitted, was never published . He visited Italy in 1868 for the
See also:express purpose of examining the Ravenna and other
See also:MSS., and on his return began the notes to the Acharnians, but they were left in too incomplete a state to admit of publication in
See also:form even after his
See also:death (see Journal of
See also:Philology, viii., 1879) .
He established the Cambridge Journal of Philology, and co-operated with B . H .
See also:Kennedy and
See also:James Riddell in the production of the well-known Sabrinae Corolla . The
See also:work by which he is best known is the Cambridge
See also:Shakespeare (1863—1866), containing a collation of early
See also:editions and selected emendations, edited by him at first with
See also:John Glover and afterwards with W . Aldis
See also:Wright . Gazpacho (1853) gives an account of his tour in Spain; his visits to Italy at the time of
See also:Garibaldi's insurrection, and to Poland during the insurrection of 1863, are described in Vacation Tourists, ed . F .
See also:Galton, i. and iii . H . A . J .
See also:Munro in Journal of Philology (viii .
1879) describes Clark as " the most accomplished and versatileman he ever met "; see also notices by W . Aldis Wright in Academy (Nov . 23, 1878) ; R .
See also:Burn in
See also:Athenaeum (Nov . 16, 1878) ; The Times (Nov . 8, 1878) ; Notes and Queries, 5th series, x . (1878), p . 400 .
WILLIAM CLARK (1770-1838)
ADAM CLARKE (1762?—1832)
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