See also:British theologian and poet, was
See also:born at Seville on the filth of
See also:July 1775 . He was educated for the
See also:Roman Catholic priesthood; but after his ordination (1800) religious doubts led him to
See also:escape from Spain to England (181o), where he ultimately entered the
See also:Church, having studied
See also:theology at
See also:Oxford and made the friendship of
See also:Arnold, Newman and Whatel.y . He became tutor in the
See also:family of the last-named when he was made archbishop of
See also:Dublin (1831) . While in this position he embraced Unitarian views; and he found an
See also:asylum amongst the Unitarians of Liverpool, where he died on the 20th of May 1841 .
See also:White edited El Espanol, a monthly
See also:magazine in
See also:London, from 1810 to 1814, and afterwards received a
See also:list pension of £250 . His
See also:principal writings are Doblado's Letters from Spain (1822); Evidence against Catholicism (1825); Second Travels of an Irish
See also:Gentleman in
See also:Search of a Religion (2 vols., 1834); Observations on
See also:Heresy and Orthodoxy (1835) . They all show
See also:literary ability, and were extensively read in their
See also:day . He also translated Paley's Evidences and the
See also:Book of
See also:Common Prayer into Spanish . He is best remembered, however, by his sonnet "
See also:Night and
See also:Death" ("Mysterious Night! when our first
See also:parent knew "), which was dedicated to S . T .
See also:Coleridge on its appearance in the Bijou for 1828 and has since found its way into several anthologies . Three versions are given in the Academy of the 12th of
See also:September 1891 .
See also:Life of the Rev .
See also:Joseph Blanco White, written by himself, with portions of his
See also:Correspondence, edited by
See also:Hamilton Thom (London, 3 vols., 1845) .
HUGH LAWSON WHITE (1773-1840)
RICHARD GRANT WHITE (1822-1885)
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