See also:English classical
See also:scholar, was
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See also:Shrewsbury on the 22nd of
See also:June 1704 . His
See also:father was a
See also:barber, and, by the generosity of one of his customers, the son, having received his early
See also:education at the grammar school of his native
See also:town, was sent to St
See also:bridge . 111.1732 he was appointed librarian, in 1734 registrar of the university . Somewhat
See also:late in
See also:life he took orders, became rector of Lawford in
See also:Essex in 1751, and
See also:canon of St Paul's in 1757• He died in
See also:London on the 4th of
See also:April 176,6 .
See also:Taylor is best known for his
See also:editions of some of the Greek orators, chiefly valuable for the notes on
See also:law, e.g .
See also:Lysias (1739);
See also:Demosthenes Contra Leptinem (1741) and Contra Midiam (1743, with Lycurgus Contra Leocratem), intended as specimens of a proposed edition, in five volumes, of the orations of Demosthenes, Aeschines,
See also:Dinarchus and
See also:Demades, of which only vols. ii. and iii. were published . Taylor also published (under the title of Marmor Sandvicense) a commentary on the inscription on an
See also:ancient marble brought from
See also:Greece by
See also:Sandwich, containing particulars of the receipts and
See also:expenditure of the Athenian magistrates appointed to celebrate the festival of
See also:Apollo at
See also:Delos in 374 B.C . His Elements of
See also:Civil Lau (1755) also deserves
See also:notice . It was severely attacked by
See also:Warburton in his Divine Legation, professedly owing to a difference of opinion in regard to the persecution of the early Christians, in reality because Taylor had spoken disparagingly of his scholarship .
JOHN TAYLOR (158o-1653)
JOSEPH TAYLOR (c. 1586-c. 1653)
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