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Warren, Joseph, M.D., was b. in Roxbury, Mass., 1740; graduated at Harvard College, 1759; was made Major-General in the American Revolutionary Army, June 14, 1775, and killed four days later, at the battle of Bunker Hill, whilst fighting as a volunteer. 1. Oration delivered March 5, 1772, at the Request of the Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, Bost., 1772, 4to, pp. 18. 2. Oration delivered March 6, 1775, at the Request of the Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, 1775, 4to, pp. 23. These are both in commemoration of the Boston Massacre, March 5,1770. He also published patriotic poems (Free America, <fce.) and prose papers in the journals. See Life of Joseph Warren, by Alexander H. Everett, LL.D., in Sparks's Amer. Biog., x. 91-183; Eliot's New Eng. Biog. Diet.; Biog. Sketch of General Joseph Warren, by a Bostonian, 1857; Thacher's Amer. Med. Biog., ii. 161-170, (by S. L. Knapp, and from Bost. Mon. Mag., June, 1826;) Oration at the Reinterment of the Remains of General Joseph Warren, Boston, April 8, 1776; 2d ed., 1776, 4to, pp. 13; Bunker Hill; or. The Death of General Warren; an Historic Tragedy, by John Burk, N. York, 1817, 12mo, pp. 44; Reminiscences of General Warren and Bunker Hill, by Win. H. Sumner, Bost., 1858, 8vo, pp. 16; Address at the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Bunker Hill Monument, by Daniel Webster, 1825, 8vo; E. Everett's Orations and Speeches, Index; Epes Sargent's poem, The Death of Warren; Letters of John Adams; South. Lit. Mess., i. 749; Histories of the United States; Life and Times of Joseph Warren, by Richard Frothiogham, (tupra,) 1865, 8vo. Highly commended.
Warren, Rev. Joseph. 1. Glance Backward at Fifteen Years of Missionary Life in North India, Phila., 1855. 12iuo. 2. Poor Blind Sally, 32mo.
Warren, Joseph. 1. Hints to Young Organists, Lon., 1S44, 18mo. 2. Biographical Dictionary of Deceased Musicians, 1845, 18mo. 3. Selections of One Hundred Chants, 1845, ob. 4. Hints to Young Composers, 1846, 18mo. 5. Chanter's Hand Guide, 1S45, 4to. 6. Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, 1850-53, 4 vols. ob. 8vo. 7. Instructions for the Harmonium, 1852, fol. S. Order for Morning and Evening Prayer, 1352, 4to. 9. Hymns and Canticles, 1852, 12mo. 10. Introductory Sentences, Ac., 1852, 12mo. 11. Burial Service as performed at the Funeral of the Duke of Wellington, 1853, 4to.
Warren, Josiah. Equitable Commerce: a New Development of Principles, proposed as Elements of New Society, 2d ed., Utopia, 0., 1849, 8vo, pp. 63.
Warren, Mercy, a sister of James Otis, (p. 1467, $upra,) and, like him, a zealous patriot, was b. at Barnstable, Mass., 1728, married James Warren about 1754, andd. 1814.
1. The Adulator; a Tragedy as it is now Acted in Upper Servia, Bost., 1773, 8vo, pp. 30. See No. 2. 2. The Group, as lately acted, and to be re-acted to the Wonder of all Superior Intelligences, nigh Head-quarters at Amboyne, 1775, 8vo, pp. 22. This and No. 1, both political satires at the expense of the Royalists, and both commended by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams, (see Adams's Works, x. 335,) were republished in—3. Poems, Dramatic and Miscellaneous, 1790, 12mo. 4. History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution, interspersed with Biographical, Political, and Moral Observations, 1805, 3 vols. 8vo.
'■ It will always be consulted as one of the most Interesting original authorities upon the Revolution."—Da. R. W. Gkiswold: Female rifts of America, 2d ed., 1853, 23, (j. t>.)
'• A very agreeable history. . . . Her means of information were excellent—her powers respectable—her candour exemplary."—John Neal: Btackw. Mag., xvii. 203.
See, also, Mrs. Hale's Woman's Record, 546 ; Mrs. Ellet's Women of the Revolution; N. Amer. Rev., lxviii. 415, (by Mrs. Ellet:) Duyckinck's Cyc. of Amer. Lit.; Travels through the United States by the Duke de In Rochefoueault Lianoourt, Lon., 1799, 2 vols. 4to; 2d ed., 1800, 4 vols. 8vo. Why is not Mrs. Warren's correspondence with the eminent leaders of the Revolution and others given to the public?
Warren, N. B. The Holidays: Christmas, Easter, and Whitsuntide: their Social Festivities, Customs, and Carols: Illustrated, N. York, 1869, sm. 4to.
Warren, O. G. Supernal Theology and Life in the Spheres, deduced from alleged Spiritual Manifestations, N. York, 8vo.
Warren, Pelham, M.D., a physician to St. George's Hospital, London, 1803-1816; d. 1835, in his 58th year.
He published two papers in Med. Trans., vol. ii., 1813, 188, 233. See Lon. Gent. Mag., 1836, i. 436, (Obituary.)
Warren, Peter. Making Russian Potash, Lon., 1753, 8vo.
Warren, Richard, D.D., Archdeacon of Suffolk, 1745. 1. Answer to A Plain Account of the Lord's Supper, 8vo, three Parts and an Appendix, Camb., 1736-37. See Iioadly, Benjamis, D.D.; Darling's Cyc. Bibl., i. 3112; Biokersteth's C. S., 4th ed., 462. 2. Sermon, 1 Tim. iv. 16, 1746,.4to.
Warren, Richard, S.T.P. Hieroclis in Aurea Carmina Commentarii, Gr. et Lat., <vc, una cum Notis subjunctis, (C. Ashton ;) edidit R. W., Lon., 1742, 8vo, 1. p., r. 8vo, Didot, 88 francs.
"llelle edition, donnant un texte habilenient retabli avec le secours des manuscrito."—Brunet: Manuel, 5th ed., iii. (1662) 155.
See, also, Harwood's Classics. The text is said to bo restored in more than 200 places.
Warren, Richard, M.D., b. at Cavendish, Suffolk, 1731, became Physician to fleorgo III., 1762, and to the Prince of Wales, 1787; d. 1797. He published two papers in Med. Trans., vol. i., 407, and ii. (1772) 68. See Lives of Brit. Physicians, new ed., Lon., 1857, 18mo.
Warren, Robert, D.D., Rector of St. Mary, Stratford, Bow, Middlesex. 1. Fifty-two Practical Discnurses, Lon., 172.1, 3 vols. 8vo; 1. p.,r. Svo; 1739, 3 vols. 8vo; 1748, 3 vols. 8vo; 4th ed., 1752, 3 vols. 8vo. 2. Impartial Churchman, 1728, 8vo. 3. Domestic Temple, or Family Preacher, 1747, 12mo. Also several occasional sermons, 1710-37.
Warren, Robert It., and Drury, William II. Reports High Ct. of Chancery, temp. Ld. Ch. Sugden, Nov. 184Wune, 1843, Dubl., 1843-46, 4 vols. Svo. Continued by Drury, 1843-44, Svo, 1S51. See, also, Wai.sh, F. W.
Warren, Samuel. Of an Earthquake between Margate and Dover; Phil. Trans., 1756.
Warren, Samuel, LL.D., of Denbighshire, formerly a Wesleyan minister, but for many years a clergyman of tho Church of England; Incumbent of All Souls' Church, Manchester.
1. Chronicles of Wesleyan Methodism, Lon., 1827, 2 vols. p. 8vo. 2. Memoirs and Select Letters of Mrs. Ann Warren, [wife of S. Warren, LL.D.;] with Biographical Sketches of the Family, 2d ed., 1832, 12mo. Commended by Wesley. Method. Mag. 3. Sermons on Various Subjects, 1833, 12mo; 2d ed., with an additional sermon, Edin. and Lon., 1848, cr. 8vo.
"The style of tho preacher is clear, his doctrine is evangelical, and his spirit is devout."—Brit. Qliar. Rev., viii. 564.
Also commended by Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1848, 375.
4. Laws and Regulations of the Wesleyan Methodists,
1835, 12mo. See Lon. Athen., 1835, 352.
Warren, Samuel, D.C.L., Q.C., M.P., son of Samuel Warren, LL.D., (etipra,) b. in Denbighshire, 1807, after studying medicine at the University of Edinburgh, (where in his first year he obtained prizes for Poetry and an Essay on Comparative Jurisprudence,) entered himself as a student at the Inner Temple m 1828, and practised as a special pleader from 1831 to 1837, when he was called to tho Bar: became Queen's Counsel, 1851; Recorder of Hull. 1854; M.P. lor MidhurBt, Feb. 1856, and re-elected, 1857, but vacated his seat in 1850 on being appointed by Lord Chelmsford a Master in Lunacy, (£2000 per annum.) In politics ho iB a Conservative, and has long stronuously supported Lord Derby in the pages of Blackwood's Magazine.
1. Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician, (from Blackwood's Magazine, Aug. 1830-Oct. 1831,) N. York, 1831, 2 vols. 12mo; Edin. and Lon., 1S32, 2 vols, fp. 8vo: 5tb ed., 1838, 2 vols. fp. Svo, and vol. iii., (from Blackw. Mag., Sept. 1832-Aug. 1837,) 1838, fp. 8vo; new edits, of the whole: N. York, 3 vols. L8mu; Edin. nud Lon., 1842, 2 vols. fp. 8vo; 1S4S, 2 vols. fp. Svo; 1853, p. Svo; also in 2 vols. fp. Svo, 12*., and in 1 vol. cr. Svo, 5«. 6d.; Illust. od., Nov. 1863, cr. Svo, pp. xvi., 763, 7». 6d. In French, by M. Philarete Chasles. Warmly commended by the Oxford and Cambridge Review, Lon. Quar. Rev., lvi. 527, and Blackwood's Magazine, xxxviii. 40; warmly censured by British Quarterly Review, vii. 381,' Lon. Atheneeum, l85o, 311, and in Jeaffreson's Novels and Novelists, ii. 400. 2. Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies, Lon., 1835, Svo; Phila.,
1836, (in Law Lib., xiv., 8vo;) N. York, 1837, 8vo; 2d ed., Entirely Remodelled, Rewritten, and greatly Enlarged, Lon., 1845, Svo; with an Amer. Introd. and Appendix by T. W. Clerke, N. York, 1845, (some 1846,) 8vo: 3d od., Lon., 1863, 2 vols. 8vo, pp. xxxviii., 1568, £2 12«, 6a*. Edited, with Alterations and Additions, by Isaac Grant Thompson, Albany, 1870, 12mo. Notices of this work (all, or almost all, highly commendatory) will be found in Law Times; Lon. Times; 9 Jurist, 403, and X. 13; 10 Leg. Obs., 68, 163, and xxx. 338 : 20 Law Mag., 1. 239, and N. S., iii. 281 ; 8 Law Rep., 434 : 2 ed., L. J., 527; 6 Amer. Law Mag., 477; Marvin's Leg. Bibl., 719; Oxf. and Camb. Rev.; Lon. M. Herald ; 38 Blackw. Mag., 38, and lviii. 300; 66 Lon. Quar. Rev., 521. The work was commended by Chancellor Kent, and by Richard Preston, (see Law Studies, 2d ed., 578,) and the introductory general chapters (cide ibid., 5, n.) were praised by Mr. Justice Allan Park.
"I must express my sincere admiration of thiB work. For the Improvement of the education of students-at-law and the direction of their studies, it is admirably planned, and, so far as I have been able to examine it, equally well executed."—Opinion of the Late Lord CItancellor. Quoted in Advert, in Lon. Bookseller, Feb. 1, 1870, 118. See p. 119 for notices of Cases and Opinions on Constitutional Law, and Various Points of English Jurisprudence, Collected and Digested from Official Documents and other Sources, with Notes, by William Forsyth, M.A., Q.C.. 4c, 1869, r. 8vo.
Commendation of Warren's Law Studies, therefore, was general: it was not, however, universal: e.g. H. B. Wallace, (Literary Criticisms, 146,) who condemns the plan rather than the book, and Law Review, iii. 67, whose "objections apply to almost every part of the book, to its general style and scope." Place by the side of Warren's book The First Book of the Law, Explaining the Nature, Sources, Books, and Practical Applications of Legal Science and Methods of Study and Practice, by Joel Prentiss Bishop, (sicpro,) Bost., 1868, 8vo.
3. Select Extracts from Blackstone's Commentaries, carefully adapted to the Uec of Schools and Young Persons, 1837, 12mo ; 1839, 12mo. Prepared in conjunction with John William Smith: see 61 Iilackw. Mag., 142. Very successful. See 17 Law Mag., 228; 4 Jurist, 644; No. 15, infra. 4. The Opium Question, 1840, 8vo. Four edits, within the year. 5. Ten Thousand a Year, (from Blackwood's Magazine, Oct. 1839-Aug. 1841,) Edin. and Lon., 1841, 3 vols. p. 8vo: 1st ed. sold in two or three weeks; Phila., 1841, 8vo; Edin. and Lon., 1845, 3 vols, fp. 8vo; 1849, 3 vols. fp. 8vo; 1854, 2 vols. fp. 8vo, 9s.: also in 3 vols. fp. 8vo, 18«.; Phila., 1855, 2 vols. 8vo. In French, by Quiffrey, 1855. In Russian, 1856. Commended by Revue des Deux Mondes; Law Rev., iii. C7; Wallace's Lit. Criticisms, 146. See, also, Brit. Quar. Rev., vii. 385; N. York Rev., ix. 169; Lon. Athen., 1855, 311. 6. Now and Then, Edin. and Lon., 1847, 8vo: 1st ed. sold in two davs; 1848, p. 8vo and 8vo; N. York, 1848, 12mo; Edin. and Lon., 1849, r. p. 8vo, 21«.; 1850, r. p. 8vo, 10«. 6d.; 1853, fp. 8vo, 6».; 1854, cr. 8vo, 2«. td. Commended by Brit. Quar. Rev., vii. 390; Law Rev., viii. 257; Lon. Times, Sun, Ac. Condemned by Lon. Athen., 1848, 30, and 1855, 312.
7. The Moral, Social, and Professional Duties of Attornies and Solicitors, 1848, fp. 8vo; N. York, 1849, 12mo: 2d ed., Edin. and Lon., 1852, fp. 8vo. The enlargement of four lectures delivered in the Hall of the Incorporated Law Society: published at the request of the Council. Commended by Law Rev., ix. 157, and Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1818, 679. 8. Letter to the Queen on a Late CourtMartial, 1850, 8vo. See Law Rev., x. 374; Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1850, 30. 9. The Lily and the Bee; an Apologue of the Crystal Palace, (in broken lines, unrhymed,) 1851, fp. 8vo, 5»., also in cr. Svo, 2».; N. York, 1851, 18mo; with Notes and a Prelim. Dissert., Edin. and Lon., Dec. 1K54, fp. 8vo. In Italian, by Girolamo Volpe, II Giglio e 1'Ape, Lon., 1852, 12mo. The Lily and the Bee was commended by Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1852, 481, (with qualifications,) and Dubl. Warder; condemned by Lon. Athen., 1851, 1041, and 1855, 312, and in Jeaffrcson's Novels and Novelists, ii. 401. 10. The Queen or the Pope: the Question considered in its Political, Legal, and Religious Aspects, in a Letter to S. H. Walpole, 1851, 8vo. 11. Manual of the Parliamentary Law of the United Kingdom, 1862, r. 12mo; 1857, cr. 8vo, 25». Commended by Leg. Observ., Jurist, and Law Mag. It was followed by —12. Manual of the Law and Practice of Election Committees, being the concluding Portion of a "Manual of Parliamentary Eleotion," 1853, r. 12mo, 15a. Commended by Leg. Observ., M. Herald, Sun, John Bull, and Examiner. 13. Intellectual and Moral Development of the Present Age, Edin. and Lon., 1853, fp. 8vo; 3d ed., 1854, p. Svo. Commended by The Sun; con
demned by Lon. Athen., 1853, 1449. 14. Miscellanies, Critical, Imaginative, and Juridical, (from Blackwood's Magazine,) Dec. 1854, 2 vols. cr. 8vo, 5s. Commended by Lon. Athen., 1855, 312. Works of Samuel Warren, D.C.L., 1854-55, (Wm. Blackwood A Sons.) 5 vols. cr. 8vo, 24». Contents: Vol. i., Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician. Vols, ii., iii., Ten Thousand a Year. Vol. iv., Now and Then; The Lily and the Bee; The Intellectual and Moral Development of the Present Age. Vol. v., Miscellanies, (from Blackwood's Magazine.) See Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1854, 16, 706, and Lon. Athen., 1855,311. Works of Samuel Warren, D.C.L., Leipsic, 1844-51, 7 vols. 16mo, (Tauchnitz.) 15. Blackstone's Commentaries, Systematically Abridged and Adapted to the Existing State of the Law and Constitution, with Great Additions, 1855, p. 8vo, pp. 888, 18».; 2d ed., 1856, p. Svo, 18». See Warren's Law Studies, 2d ed., 777, and Law Rev., iii. 77, n. Commended by Leg. Obsorv.; Law Times; Law Mag., (Quarterly :) Blackw. Mag., Ixxviii. 199: Lon. Athen., 1857, 368; M. Herald; M. Chron.; M. Advert.; Standard; Press; Spec; Bell's W. Mess; Ch. and St. Gaz.; Camb. Chron.; Livcrp. Standard. 16. Labour: its Rights, Difficulties, Dignity, and Consolations, 1856, Svo. See, also, Phillips, Charles.
"Mr. Warren has taken a lasting place among the imaginative writers of this period of English history. He possesses in a remarkable manner the tenderness of heart and vividness of feeling, as well as powers of description, which are essential to the delineation of the pathetic, and which, when existing in the degree in which he enjoys tlieiu, fill his pages with scenes which can never be forgotten."—Sta Archibald Alison : Hist. o/Eurotie, 1815-1852, ch. v.
See, also, Photographic Portraits of Men of Eminence, vol. ii.
Warren, Samuel Edward, C.E., Professor of Descriptive Geometry and Geometrical Drawing in the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, was h. at West Newton, Mass., 1831, and graduated C.E. at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 1851. 1. General Problems from the Orthographic Projections of Descriptive Geometry, N. York, 1860, Svo. Commended by N. Amer. Rev., xoii. 279. 2. Student's, Draftsman's, and Artisan's Manual, 1861, 12mo; 1864, 12mo; 1867, 12mo. 3. Manual of Elementary Problems in the Linear Perspective of Form and Shadow, 1863, 12mo. 4. Manual of Drafting Instruments and Operations, in Four Divisions, 1865, 12mo. 5. Notes on Polytechnic or Scientific Schools in the United States. 1866, 8vo, pp. 88. 6. Elementary Plane Problems, 1867, 12mo. 7. General Problems of Shades and Shadows, 1867, 8vo. 8. Higher Linear Perspective, 1868, 8vo. 9. Elements of Machine Construction and Drawing: in prep., 1870. Contributions to Jour, of Franklin Institute, Troy Times, Waltham Sentinel, Ac.
Warren, Rev. T. A. Poem on the Church at Gaily Hill, Lon., 1842, 4to.
Warren, T. Robinson, b. in the city of New York, 1828, has in the various capacities of traveller, shipcaptain, and merchant gathered during nine years' explorations the materials of his Dust and Foam; or, Two Continents and Three Oceans: Being Wanderings in Mexico, South America, the Sandwich Islands, Philippines, China, East and West Indies, Australia, Polynesia, Ac, N.York, Nov. 27, 1858, 12mo; 2d ed., Jan. 1859, 12mo.
"He is not quite sure whether he shall be able to sit still; and, if it be not displeasing to Mrs. Warren, we Bhouid be glad to hear of his rambling forth again, provided he will bring home another record of his voyages no full of picture as this 'Dust and Foam.' "—Lon. Athen., 1869, i. 680.
It was commended by Lon. Lit. Gaz., 1859, i. 142, (with qualifications,) Wm. H. Prcscott, H. T. Tuokerman, Ac
Warren, Thomas, Rector of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Sixteen Sermons, 1809, r. 8vo.
Warren, Thomas Alston. 1. Address on Inoculation, Lon., 1803, 8vo. 2. Beneficence, 1803, 4to. 3. Sermon, 1805, 8vo.
Warren, W. Twelve Years with the Children: Mottoes and Echoes in Morals and Mission Work, Portland, (Me.,) 1870, 16mo.
Warren, William. A pleasant new Fancie of a Fondling's Deuice, intituled and cald, The Nurccrio of Names, Loo., 1581, 4to. White Knight's, 4606, £18 18..; Heber, Pt. 4, 2867, £5 12». 6d.
"Only two copies of this singular production are known."-— Collirr'* Bibl. Acct. of Early Ena. Lit., 1865, (q. v.)
Warren, Rev. William. 1. School Geography and Atlas, Portland, Me., l'Jmo. 2. Questions to Smith'! Geography, 12mo. 3. Household Consecration and Baptism. 4. The Spirit's Sword, Boat., ISmo.
Warreniana, with Notes, Critical and Explanatory; by the Editor of a Quarterly Review, Lon., 1824, fp. 8vo; Bost., 1824, 12ino; 1851, 12mo. A jcu d'esprit, in verse, after the manner of the Rejected Addresses, (see Smith, Horace,) containing puffs of Robert Warren's blacking, in imitation of the styles of Gilford, Wordsworth, Hogg, Southey, Byron, Coleridge, 4c.
"I have even lieen accused of writing puffs for Warren's blacking."—Lord Byron.
See, also, Blackw. Mag., zii. 109; Lon. Lit. Qai., 1824, 81.
Warreniana Wrs written by William Frederick Deacon, (b. in London, 1799, d. 1845,) who also published Hacho; or, The Spell of St. Wilton, (a poem in imitation of Scott;) The Dejeuner; or, Compauion for the BreakfastTable, (a daily two-penny sheet, all written by himself, which lived a year;) The Exiles of Erin; or, The Sorrows of a Bashful Irishman, 2 vols. p. 8vo, and other volumes; started a London Magazine, No. 2,—in rivalry with John Scott,—which soon died; contributed largely to Blackwood's Magazine; and for some years before his death was literary critic of the London Sun newspaper. See Talfourd's Memoir, (deacon, W. F.;) Lon. Critic, 1852,479.
Warrick, or Warwick, Christopher. See WarWick.
Warrinder, Thomas. The Origin of Temples or Churches, Ac.; a Sermon, Lon., 1735, 8vo. Anon.
Warringer, Francis. Journal of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Potomac round the World, in 1831-1834, N.York, 1835, 12mo.
Warrington, George Booth, Earl of, d. 1758. See Booth; Walpole's R. and N. Authors, iv. 237.
Warrington, Rev. George. De Salkeld; or, The Knight of the White Rose; a Poetical Tale, 1811, 4to.
Warrington, Henry Booth, Lord Delamere and Earl of. See Booth; Dklamere; Park's Walpole's R. and N. Authors, iii. 318.
Warrington, Joseph, M.D., of Philadelphia. 1. Oration on the Improvements in Medicine, Phila., 1837, 8vo. 2. Treatise on the Uterus; from the French of F. Duparcque, 1837, 8vo. 3. Nurse's Guide, 18mo. 4. Obstetric Catechism, 1852, 12mo; 1853, 12mo; 1856, 12mo.
Warrington, W. History of Stained Glass, from the Earliest Period of the Art to the Present Time, illustrated by Coloured Examples of Entire Windows in the Various Styles, with 25 coloured plates, (one plate nearly four feet in length.) Lon., 184S, imp. fol. 3 Parts, £6 6«.; or in 1 vol., half morocco, £8 8*. 200 copies. Published under the patronage of Her Majesty. It is " the best guide extant for distinguishing the various ages of glass-painting." The author " has executed some of the finest stained-glass windows in the kingdom." See Winston. Charlks.
Warrington, Rev. William, Chaplain to the Earl of Bcsborough. History of Wales; with an Appendix, Lon., 1786, 4to; 2d ed., 2 vols. 8vo; 3d ed., 1791, 2 vols. 8vo; 1S05, 4to; Brecon, 1823, 2 vols. 8vo.
"Mr. Warrington has the merit of being the first writer who has attempted to cloath the history of Wales in an agreeable dress; and we have pleasure in adding that, in our Judgment, the undertaking is very successfully executed." — Lon. Mon. Btr., 1786, ii. 2.
Warrino, Gnillam de. See Warren, William.
Warry, G. D. Law of Railway Rating, Lon., 1866, 12mo.
Warschawski, P. I. J. Progressive Hebrew Course and Music of the Bible: comprising a Series of Easy Reading Lessons, Hebrew and English Exercises, and an Analytical Index, with Illustrations of the Tonio Accents employed in the Old and New Testament Scriptures, and Specimens of Temple Music, Lon,: in prep., 1870.
Warter, John Sonthey, M.D. Observations in Medicine; or, The Art of Care-taking, Ac, Lon., 1865, 8vo.
Waiter, John Wood, Vicar of West Tarring, Sussex, formerly Chaplain to the British Embassy, was b. 1806, and graduated B.A. at Christ's Church, Oxford, 1827. 1. Plain Practical Sermons, (53,) Lon., 1844, 2 vols. 8vo. Commended. 2. Teaching of the PrayerBook, 1845, Svo. 3. Plain Christian's Manual, 1850, 18mo and 12ino. 4. Protestant's Manual; or, Plain Sermons, 1851, 18mo and 12mo. 5. Parochial Frag
ments, 1853, 8vo. 6. Extremes Meet; a Fragment, 1860, 8vo. 7. The Sea-Board end the Down; or, My Parish in the South; by an Old Vicar, 1860, 2 vols. am. 4to.
"We advise all our readers to peruse the book nt their leisure, and, if their tastes are at all like ours, they will deem neither their time nor their mouey ill bestowed."—Lon. Gent. May., 1860, ii. 584.
8. The Last of the Old Squires; a Sketch by Cedrio Oldacre, Esq., 2d ed., April, 1861, fp. 8vo. 9. "Wise Saws and Modern Instances:" Pithy Sentences, 1861, 16mo. Other publications, including a number of occasional sermons. See, also, Southey, Robert, LL.D., Nos. 49, 55, 56.
Warton, John, D.D., eldest son of the succeeding, (tj. v.) Death-Bed Scenes and Pastoral Conversations, bv the Late Dr. John Warton; Ed. by Rev. William Wood, B.D., Lon., 1826, 4 vols. 8vo; Ed. by the Author's Sons: 1827, 4 vols. 8vo; 3d ed., 4 pocket vols.; 4th cd.,
3 pocket vols.; 1828-29, 6 vols. sm. 8vo; 1830, 4 vols. 18mo. Second Scries, Ed. by his Sons, 1832, 8vo; 1833, 8vo. New ed. of both scries, Ed., with Life, by his Sons, 1841, 4 vols. fp. 8vo, £1 4»., or in 8vo, £2 8». Commended by many; censured by others:—e.g. Eelec. Rev., Mar. 1828. See, also, Lon. Lit. Gai., 1832,457; Phila. Museum, ix. 444.
Warton, Joseph, D.D., eldest son of Thomas Warton, Vicar of Basingstoke, (in/rn.) was b. at Dunsford, Surrey, 1722; went to Oriel College, Oxford, 1740; Curate at Basingstoke, 1744-46; Rector of Winslade, and married Miss Damon, 1748; travelled with his patron, the Duke of Bolton, (see Gat, John, p. 657.) 1751; Rector of Tunworth, 1754; Second Master of Winchester School, 1755-66, and Head-Master, 1766-93; Chaplain to Sir George Lyttelton, 1756: married Miss Nicholas, 1772; Preb. of London, 1782; Preb. of Winchester, 1788; d. 1800.
1. Odes on Various Subjects, Lon., 1746, 4to. pp. 47; Salisbury, 1794, 8vo. Rcpub. in Sharpe's cd. of the Poets. 2. An Ode, occasioned by reading Mr. West's Translation of Pindar, 1749, fol., pp. 8. 3. The Works of Virgil in Latin and English, Ac.: The ^Eneid translated by the Rev. Christopher Pitt; the Eclogues and Georgics, with Notes on the whole, by the Rev. Joseph Warton, with several Observations, Ac, and three Essays on Pastoral, Didactic, and Epic Poetrv, by tho Editor, 1753, 4 vols. 8vo; 1763, 4 vols. 8vo; 1778, 4 vols. Svo; without the Latin text, (which is very incorrect,) 176-!,
4 vols. 12mo. Other edits., 1770, 4 vols. 12im>; 1778, 4 vols. 12tno; 1790, 3 vols. ISmo. See Pitt, ChristoPher, No. 3.
"In the work now before nfl we have an elegant edition and excellent translation of all Virgil's works. . . . That Mr. Warton has far surpassed all who have gone before him in the same t;)*k, in regard to rendering the author's sense with exactness and perspicuity, will, we are persuaded, be readily allowed by every candid reader that is capable of judging; nor is this his only merit: there is a classical purity and correctness in his styl», and an easy, harmonious flow in his versification."—Lon. Mon. Rev.. 1753, I. 161.
"To every classical reador Warton'a Virgil will afford the richest fund of instruction and amusement."—Rev. Jon* Wool.: Biorj. Memoirs of Warton, 28.
"Warton's translation [of the Georgics] may in many instnnre, be found more faithful and conclee than Dryden's; hut it wants that elastic and idiomatic freedom by which Dryden reconciles us to his faults, and exhibits rather the diligence of a scliol-ir than the spirit of a poet."—Thomas Campbell: Sf>ecimeiis, tilil.
ne published a collection of his father's poems, (see Warton, Thomas;) contributed to the Gentleman's Magazine, 1739, Ac, and Dodsley's Museum, 1746, Ac.; wrote twenty-four numbers of The Adventurer, 1753-56: published an Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, and an edition of Pope's Works, (see Popk, Alkxandki: II. Collective Editions Of Pope's Works, V.:) and left unfinished an edition of Dryden's Works. After his death, some of the fruits of this task appeared, in Dryden's Poetical Works, with Notes by the Rev. Joseph Warton, D.D., the Rev. John Warton. M.A., [his eldest son,] and others, 1811, 4 vols. 8vo: see. also. Drvdrn, John, (p. 525, exiprn.) This was published by the Rev. John Warton, (enpra,) who proposed to follow it by selections from the correspondence of his father and uncle, JoBeph and Thomas Warton: but these never appeared. In early life he meditated a history of the revival of literature; about 1784 he issued proposals for, and announced as preparing for the pross, a history of Grecian, Roman, Italian, anil French Poetry, in Four Parts, 2 vols. 4to: he also desired to complete his brother's (see Warton, Thomas, D.D.) History of English Poetry; but these three important designs oame to naught. See Biographical Memoirs of the Late Rev. Joseph Warton, D.D., Master of St. Mary Winton College; Prebendary of Winchester Cathedral; and Rector of the Parishes of Wickham and Upham, Hants: to which are added a Selection from his Works, and a Literary Correspondence between Eminent Persons, reserved by him for Publication, by the Rev. John Wool, A.M., Late Fellow of New College, Oxford; Rector of Blackford, Somerset; and Master of the Free GrammarSchool of Midhurst, Sussex, 1806, 4to, pp. 426. Reviewed in Lon. Mon. Rev., 1807, i. 225.
"A second volume, which it is intended to publish with all convenient speed, will include Dr. Warton's Life of Virgil, his three Essays on Pastoral, Epic, and Dramatic Poetry, his papers in Tin' Adventnrer, a continuation of the Correspondence, and a Supplement."—Ubi supra, 226.
This volume never saw the light. For other notices of Warton, see Verses to the Memory of Joseph Warton, D.D., Ac, by Richard Mant, Oxford, 1800, 4to; Lon. Gent. Mag., 1800, i. 287, (Obituary,) 1845, ii. 460: Nichols's Lit. A nee., vii. (Index) 454, 706; Nichols's Illust. of Lit., viii. 115, (Index;) Drake's Essays Illust. of the Rambler, Adventurer, and Taller, 1810, ii. 112; Brydges's Censura Literaria, ed. 1815, iv. 340; Campbell's Specimens; Symmons's Life of Milton; Croker's Poswell s Johnson; Mathiaa's Pursuits of Literature; Chalmers's Eng. Poets, 1810, 21 vols, r. 8vo; D'Israeli's Curiosities of Literature, Pref. of 1839; D'Israeli's Quarrels of Authors; Wm. H. Prescott's Miscellanies, ed. 1855, 412; Lon. Quar. Rev., xii. 384, (by Rev. T. D. Whitnker:) Eneyc. Brit., 8th ed., xxi. (1860) 733, (by David Irving, LL.D.)
Warton, Thomas, father of the preceding and of the succeeding, was a Fellow of Magdalene College, Oxford, and Professor of Poetry in that university, 171828, and afterwards Vicar of Basingstoke, Hampshire, and Cobham, Surrey. After his death, in 1746, his son Joseph published, by subscription, Poems on Several Occasions, by the Rev. Thomas Warton, Lon., 1748, 8vo. The volume concludes with two poems on the death of the author: one by his daughter Jane, (d. 1809, aged 87,) the other by Joseph, the editor. See Nichols's Lit. Anec., ii. 373, vi. 168, 169, 171; II. F. Cary's Lives of English Poets, 1846, fp. 8vo.
"Thin elder Warton has certainly as just a claim to bo ranked among the collected English poets, as several who seem to be permanently placed there. Mr. Oary has praised his translation from Fracastorio; nnd we select the following little poem f An American Love Ode) for the clearness and sweetness of its expression, as worthy of attention."—Lon. Gent. Mag., 1846, ii. 34«. See Parker, Samuel.
Warton, Thomas, son of the preceding, was b. at Basingstoke, 1728; admitted a commoner of Trinity College, Oxford, 1743, and succeeded to a Fellowship, 1751 : Professor of Poetry at Oxford, 1757-67; instituted to the living of Kiddington, 1771, and presented to the donative of Hill Farrance, 1782; Camden Professor of Ancient History at Oxford, and Poet-Laureate, both in 1785, and retained these posts until his death, May 21, 1790.
1. The Pleasures of Melancholy, 1747. Anon.: a poem. 2. The Triumph of Isis, occasioned by Isis, an Elegy, 1749; again, 1753. An answer to Mason's Isis, an Elegy, Lon., 1749, 4to. 3. Newmarket; a Satire, 1751. 4to'. 4. Edited The Union; or, Select Scots and English Poems, Edin., 1753, 12mo. Anon. Three edits. It includes several of his own poems. 5. Observations on the Faerie Queene of Spenser, Lon., 1754, 4to, (reviewed in Lon. Mon. Rev., 1754, ii. 112;) 2d cd., 1762, 2 vols. 8vo, some 1. p.: Hibbert, 8465, £5 5s.; 1807, 2 vols. 8vo. Much of this is incorporated in Todd's edition of Spenser. A portion of Warton's Notes will be found in Essays on Gothic Architecture, by the Rev. T. Warton, Rev. J. Bentham, Captain Grose, and the Rev. J. Milner, 1800, Sro: noticed in Lon. Mon. Rev., 1801, i. 88. See, also, Carter, John.
"You have shown to all who-*hall hereafter attempt the study of our ancient author* the way to success, by directing them to the perusal of the books which those author* hail read."—Dr. Johasox: Letter to Witrtrm, July 16, 1764: BosweWt John/eon, ch. xi.
"I am extremely pleaded with T. Warton's new edition of his Observations."—Bishop WARiiOKTojr, Nov. 30, 1762: Letters of a Late Em. Prelate, No. clvii.
See, also, Nichols's Lit. Anec, v. 653, n.; Blackw. Mag., xxxvi. 412, (by Prof. Wilson ;) Wm. H. Prescott's Miscell., ed. 1855. 447, 451, n.
It elicited The Observer Observed; or, Remarks upon a Certain Curious Tract entitled "Observations on the Faerie Queene of Spenser/' 1756, 8vo. Anon. This
abusive, ungentlemanly rhapsody was written by William Hoggins, (p. 910, supra,) who had engaged Warton in the translation of Ariosto, but cancelled the bargain, and thus attacked Warton, because he ranked Spenser above Ariosto.
"Hoggins was master of the subject, but wnnted expression. Mr. Warton's knowledge of it was then imperfect, but his manner lively and elegant. Johnson said, * It appears to me that Huggins has ball without powder, and Warton powder without ball.' "—BfmoelVs Johnson, ch. Ixx.
6. Inscriptionum Romanorum Mctricarum Delectus; accedunt Notulae, 1758, 4to. Nos. 41, 44, 45, and 47, avowedly by a friend in Italy, are his own. Reviewed in Lon. Mon. Rev., 1758, ii. 159. It was repub. in 5th edition, 1802, 2 vols. 8vo, of hia Poetical Works. 7. Description of the City, College, and Cathedral of Winchester, (1760,) 12mo. Anon. 8. A Companion to the Guide, and A Guide to the Companion, (1760,) 12mo. Anon. This burlesque of Oxford Guides and Companions soon reached a third edition, and was again pub., Oxf.r 1806, 8vo. 9. Life and Literary Remains of Ralph Bathurst, M.D., Dean of Wells, and President of Trinity College in Oxford, Lon., 1761, 8vo. See Granger's Biog. Hist, of Eng., 5th ed., 1824, v. 24; Recollec. by S. Rogers, 1859, 179, n. 10. The Oxford Sausage; or, Select Poetical Pieces written by the Most Celebrated Wits of the University of Oxford, 1764, 12mo: anon.; *. a.t 12mo; 1777,12roo; 1814, 8vo; 1. p., r. 8vo; 1815, p. Svo. The Preface and several of the poems are Warton's,— who published it.
"Tho best ingredients of this poetical Sausage are so very old, and the rest are so very insipid, that, on the whole, we think it but an ordinary piece of cookery."—Lon. Mon. Rev., 1764, ii. 232.
11. Anthologiae Groecai, Oxon., 1766, Svo. To this ho contributed an elegant Preface and some brief annotations, and prepared it for the press. 12. Theocritii Syracusii quae supersunt, cum Scholiis Gra?eis auctoribus, Emendattonibus et Animadversionibus in Scholia Editoris et Joannis Toupi, Ac; Edidit Thomas Wartou, Oxon., 1770, 2 vols. 4to. To this add Toup, Jonathan, No. 3. See Bonn's Lowndes, Part 9, (1863,) 2661.
Warton's Theocritus, a beautiful edition, with valuable notes, was reviewed in Lon. Mon. Rev., 1770, ii. 1-10, 81-93, 230-236. See, also, Dibdin's Introd. to the Classics, and his Lib. Coinp., ed. 1825, 026, and Moss's Man. of Class. Bibliog.
"The best publication that ever came from the Clarendon Press."—J. Toup: Letter to Warton.
"This is a very splendid edition; and, after a careful perusal, I can prononnce it as correct as splendid. Every lover of Greek literature is under great obligation* to the very learned and ingenious Mr. Warton for this magnificent edition of Theocritus, and for several other immortal productions. Everybody allows tho Preface to be a beautiful and interesting composition."—Da. Harwood: View of the. Classics.
"The scholia are not conveniently disposed for the purpose of reference; and, in the opinion of Harle«, as well as Hruook, the editor has not to the full extent availed himself of all the valuable materials that were within his reach." — David IrVino. LL.D.: Life of Warton, in Encyc. Brit., 8th ed., xxi. (I860) 735.
13. Life of Sir Thomas Pope, Founder of Trinity College, Oxford, Ac, Lon., 1772, Svo. There are copies on fine paper, and on thick writing-paper. New ed., 1780, 8vo. Originally contributed to Hiograpbia Britnnnica, vol. v. (1760) 3401-3404. See Lon. Mon. Rev., 1772, i. 549; D'Israeli's Quarrels of Authors, (Political Criticism on Literary Criticisms.)
"Yet certainly nothing is ever lost,—as yon may find in Mr. Warton's new Life of Sir Thomas Pope, which has resuscitated more nothings and more nobodies than Birch's Life of Tillotson or Lowth's William of Wykeham."—Horace Wulpole to Rer. Wm. Mason, Mai/9, 1772: Waljxile's Letters, Cunningham'* e>i., 1W1, v. 386. 8eeChalmers's Hist, of Oxford; Ilullam** Lit. Mint. of Europe, ed. 1854, i. 340. n.
14. The History of English Poetry, from the Close of the Eleventh Century to the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century, Ac, 4to: vol. i., 1774; 2d ed., 1775; vol. ii., 1778; vol. iii., 1781; A Fragment or First Portion of a Fourth Volume, pp. SH. To which add—An Index to the History of English Poetry, (compiled by Thomas Fillingham, 1806.) 4to, and Uitson. Johkph. No. 5. New impression, A. Murray A Son, Feb. 1S70, or. 8vo, 10s. 6rf. "A careful reprint of text, notes, and index of edition of 1781, 3 vol.-*. 4to." (Advertisement.)
Warton brings his History down to the early part of the 17th century. It was though! (see Nichols's Illust. of Lit., viii. 372) that Ritson's ferocity drove him from the track. In 1785, when he published Milton's Juvenile Poems, ho promised the speedy publication of vol. iv.; and in Wit 1, in his volume of Poems, vol. iv., to be com
pletcd by his brother, Joseph Warton, was again announced for speedy publication, (see, also, in Wool's Life of Joseph Warton, a letter of the latter, dated 1792.) Subsequently Thomas Park, an able hand, was employed upon a continuation ; and as late as 132(3, Robert Southey (see his Life and Correspondence, ch. xxix.: Letter to G. C. Bedford, Feb. IS, 1826) was engaged to finish the work in three or four volumes octavo, at £500 each. But this design also came to naught. For reviews and notices of the first edition, see: of vol. i., Mon. Rev., 1774, i. 289, 417; Gent. Mag., xliv. 370, 425, 466, 522; of vol. ii., Mon. Rev., 1778, ii. 132, 211, 321; Gent. Mag., xlviii. 201, 225, 269; of vol. iii., Mon. Rev., 1781, i. 81, 161; Gent. Mag., Ii. 181, 228, 265. See, also, Gent. Mag., Iii. 16, 517, 571, 575, liii. 42, 45, 126, 281, 416, 585, 765.
A New Edition, carefully Revised, with Numerous Additional Notes by the Late Mr. Ritson, the Late Dr. Ash by, Mr. Douce, Mr. Park, and other Eminent Antiquaries, and by the Editor, (Richard Price, q. v.,) was pub. in 1824, 4 vols. 8vo. Again: From the Edition of 1324, Ac, Now further improved by the Corrections and Additions of several Eminent Antiquaries, (edited by Richard Taylor, q. v.,) 1840, 3 vols. 8vo, £1 16«. Thia should be incorporated in a new edition continuing the History to the year I860.
"To be published early in November next, [1870,] in four volumes, 8vo, with a portrait after Reynolds, fifty copies on large >aper, uniform with Brand's Popular Antiquities of G reat Britain, tVartou'a History of English Poetry, reprinted from the edition of 18x4, collated with that of 1840, with a largo body of new Notes, and other Additions of importance and npecial value, by several eminent Antiquaries. To be edited by W. Carew Hazlitt. Among the improvements introduced may be mentioned a thorough revision of the portions relating to Chaucer and Piers Plou-ohman, a Dissertation on the Seven Sage*, and a new chapter on Spf.xser." —Advert, of Alfred Russell Smithy London, Cat. No. 1, February, 1870.
Pope, Gray, and Mason each meditated a History of English Pootry. To Warton's volumes should be added, Remarks upon the Eighth Section of the Second Volume of Mr. Warton's History, (by Dr. Woodward, of Bristol,) 1780, 8vo, and also the History of Scottish Poetry, by David Irving, LL.D.; Edited by John Aitkin Carlylc, M.D.; with a Memoir and Glossary, I'M in., 1861, 8vo, 16*.
**A work which, though neither profound nor brilliant, will never mislead the inquiring student."—Lon. Athen., 1861, ii. WW, (7- ».)
We adduce some opinions on Warton's History:
"The progress of romance and the state of learning in the middle agea are illustrated by Mr. Thomas Warton with the taste of a poet and the minute diligence of au antiquarian."—Oibbox: Decline and Fait, ch. xxxviii., n.
See, also, ch. xlii. n., and Brydges's Phillips's Thcat. Poet. Anglic, vii., lx.
"A work of great size, and, partially speaking, of great interest, from the perusal of which we rise, our fancy delighted with beautiful imagery and witli the happy analysis of ancient tale and song, but certainly with very vague ideas of the history of English poetry. The error seems to lye in a total neglect of plan and system; for, delighted with every interesting topic which occurred, the historical poet pursued it to its utmost verge, without considering that these digressions, however beautiful and interesting in themselves, abstracted alike his own attention and that of the reader from the professed purpose of his book. Accordingly, Warton's History of English Poetry lias remained, and will always remain, an immense commonplace-book of memoirs to serve, for such an history."—Sir Walter Scott: Edin. Rev., iv, (April, 1804) 153.
See, also, vii. (Jan. 1806) 389, also by Sir Walter Scott.
•' An immense treasury of materials."—William Godwin : Life of Chaucer.
"His diligence is indefatigable, and his learning stupendous; but I believe every reader, except a mere antiquary, will regret that. iu*tead of a regular progressive history, he did not adopt the form of a critical dissertation, interspersed with anecdotes. Ills taste, which is frequently buried under piles of cumbrous erudition, would have had a freer scope."—Greex: Diary of a Lover of Lit.: Lon. Gent. Mag., 18-"U, i. 10.
"The most singular combination of extraordinary talents and attainments, uniting the deep And minute researches of the antiquary with the elegance of the classical scholar and the skill of the practised writer; the style vigorous and manly, the observations acnte and ju*t, and the views of the subject extensive and accurate. . . . His consummate taste and discriminating Judgment may on all occasions be implicitly trusted.''—Sir S. Egertox Hrydges.
••Well. I have read Mr. Warton's book; and shall I tell you what I think of it? I never saw so many entertaining particulars crowded together with so little entertainment and vivacity. The facts are overwhelmed by one another, as Johnson's sense is by words: they are all equally Btrong. Mr. War ton has amassed all the parts and learning of four centuries, and all the impression that remains is, that those four ages had no parts or learning at all. There is not a gleam of poetry in their com positions between the Scalds and Chaucer. ... I have dipped
into Mr. Warton's second volume, which seems more nnentertatning than the former. ... I have very near finished Warton, but, antiquary as I am, it was a tough achievement. He has dipped into an incredible ocean of dry and obsolete authors of the dark ages, and has brought up more rubbish than riches; but the latter chapters, especially on the progress and revival of the theatre, are more entertaining: however, it is very fatiguing to wade through the muddy poetry of three or four centuries that had never a poet."—Horace WaJpole to Rev. W. Cole, April 7, 1774, and to Ret. W. Mason, April 8,1778, And April 18, 1788: Watpole's Letters, ed. 18(11, vi. 72. vii. 50, 64.
''In this latter author's [Warton's] antiquarian mud we are already above knee-deep, and we must on as fast as we are able. . . . 1 trust that posterity (if posterity deserves it) will be blessed with some future anecdotist like one I could name, . . . that will select out of those three quartos. Anecdotes of English Poetry, In two or three small octavos, about the size, for instance, of the ' Royal and Noble Authors;' and should this be the case, our Oxonian will not have written in vain."—Rev. W. Mason U Horace. Walpole, March 29. 1781: Wa I pole's Letters, ed. 1801, viiL 18, n. See, also, 17, vi. 431, n., (Mason to H'alpole.)
"He loved poetry dearly—and he wrote its history well; that book being a mine."—Prop. Wilson: Slackw. Mag., xxx. 483: An /four's Talk about Poetry.
"We have nothing historical as to our own poetry but the prolix volumes of Warton. They have obtained, in my opinion, full as much credit as they deserve: without depreciating a book in which so much may bo found, and which has been so great a favourite with the literary part of the public, it may be observed that its errors as to fact, especially in names and dates, are extraordinarily frequent, and that the criticism, in points of taste, is not of a vory superior kind."—Hall Am: Lit. Hist, of Europe, Preface to the First Edition, 1837-30, 4 vols. Svo.
See, also, 4th ed., 1851, i. 79, n., 310, 345, ii. 209; Knight's Eng. Cyc, Biog., v. 105, vi. 534: Win. H. Present's Miscellanies, cd. 1855, 246, 412, 615, 686, 641; Ticknor's History of Spanish Literature, ed. 1863, iii. 390, n.; Price's Pref. to cd. of 1824, and Taylor's Pref. to cd. of 1840.
15. Poems: A New Edition, with Additions, Lon., 1777, Svo. Although called a "new edition," yet only seven of these poems had before appeared: nearly three times that number are here first published. The volume was reviewed in'Mon. Rev., 1777, i. 331. Other edition! were pub. in 1778, 1779, 17S9, 1791, 8vo, (reviewed in Mon. Rev., 1793, i. 271;) and these were followed by The Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Warton, B.D., Ac, Fifth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged, [see No. 6,J Ac.; together with Memoirs of his Life and Writings, and Notes Critical and Explanatory, by Richard Mant, 1802, 2 vols. 8vo; 1. p., r. Svo. See notices of this edition in Gent. Mag., 1803, i. 329, 396, 498, 510. It was reviewed in Edin. Rev., ii. (April, 1803) 250, (by Mr. Murray.) In both of these periodicals fault is found with Warton's biographer. See, also—I. The Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and Thomas Warton; with Lives, Critical Dissertations, and Explanatory Notes, by the Rev. Georgo Gilfillan, Edin., 1853, (some 1854,) demy 8vo, (J. Nichol.) II. The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray, Thomas Parnell, William Collins, Matthew Green, and Thomas Warton; Edited by the Rev. Robert Aris Willmott, Lon., 1854, 12mo, (Routledge A Co.) Reviewed in Athen., 1854, 1040, and Gent. Mag., 1857, i. 566. His poems are repub. in Chalmers's British Poets, 1810, 21 vols. r. Svo. III. The Hamlet: an Ode written in Whychwood Forest; by Thomas Warton; Illustrated with Etchings by Birket Fester, 1858, 8vo, (Low.) New ed., Dec. 1861, cr. 8vo.
"He was a genuine poet, in its strictest sense, I remember, some years ago, when it was tho fashion to deny him genius; but I am utterly at a loss to guess what meaning those who denied genius to T. Warton could affix to the term."—Sir S. E. Brydgks: Phillips's Tiieat. Poet. Anglic, lxii., n.
"If we judge of him by the character of the majority of his pieces, I believe that fifty out of sixty are such that we should not be anxious to give them a second perusal."—Thomas CampBell: Sptrimens, (q. v.)
"Tom Warton was one of the flnost fellows that ever breathed, and the gods had made him poetical, but not a poet."—ProFessor Wilso.v: Blackw. Mag., xxx. 483: An Hour's Talk about Poetry.
But in the same periodical, xliv, 553-572, (A Glance over the Poetry of Thomas Warton,) a more favourable verdict is recorded: The Pleasures of Melancholy, (composed in his 17th year,) The Crusade, The Grave of King Arthur, The Hamlet, the Lines Sent to a Friend on his Leaving a Favourite Cottage in Hampshire, The Progress of Discontent, (written in his 18th year.) "the best imitation of Swift," says his brother, Joseph Warton, " that has yet appeared," Ac, are instanced as specimens of his poetical powers.
"A noticeable peculiarity of Warton Is seen In his love of compound words and alliteration. Poetry has always been enriched by the former. A compound word sometimes encloses two pictures in one frame. Homer is an example: who does