See also:scholar, was
See also:born in
See also:Dublin on the 13th of
See also:December 1798 . He was educated at Trinity
See also:College, and until 1845 practised as a physician in the city . In spite of his unconventionality and unorthodox views on religion and his own profession, he was very successful . His accession to a large
See also:fortune enabled him to devote himself entirely to the absorbing occupation of his life—the study of Virgil . Accompanied by his wife and daughter, he visited all those parts of
See also:Europe where he was likely to find rare
See also:editions or
See also:MSS. of the poet . He died near Dublin on the 14th of
See also:July to be remembered, notwithstanding the occasional eccentricity of his notes and remarks . The first fruits of his researches were published at
See also:Dresden in 1853 under the
See also:quaint title Notes of a Twelve Years' Voyage of
See also:Discovery in the first six Books of the Eneis . These were embodied, with alterations and additions, in the Aeneidea, or Critical, Exegetical and Aesthetical Remarks on the Aeneis (1873–1892), of which only the notes on the first
See also:book were published during the author's lifetime . As a textual critic
See also:Henry was exceedingly conservative . His notes, written in a racy and interesting
See also:style, are especially valuable for their
See also:wealth of
See also:illustration and references to the less-known classical authors . Henry was also the author of several poems, some of them descriptive accounts of his travels, and of various
See also:pamphlets of a satirical nature . See obituary
See also:notice by J .
See also:Mahaffy in the Academy of the 12th of
See also:August 1876, where a
See also:list of his
See also:works, nearly all of which were privately printed, is given .
EDWARD LAMSON HENRY (1841– )
JOSEPH HENRY (1797-1878)
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