See also:English orientalist, was the son of a
See also:merchant . In 1720 he was admitted a student of the Inner
See also:Temple, but subsequently practised as a
See also:solicitor . Having studied Arabic for some
See also:time in England, he became, m 1726, one of the correctors of the Arabic version of the New Testament, begun in 1720 by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, and subsequently took the
See also:part in the
See also:work . He made an extremely paraphrastic, but, for his time, admirable English
See also:translation of the
See also:Koran (1734 and often reprinted), and had a
See also:European reputation as an orientalist . He died on the 13th of
See also:November 1736 . His collection of
See also:manuscripts is now in the Bodleian library,
See also:Oxford .
SALE OF GOODS
SIR ROBERT HENRY SALE (1782—1845)
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