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Hurd, Richard, 1720-1808 (Bishop of Worcester)



  • Existence: 1720 - 1808

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Letter from Richard Hurd [Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry 1775, Worcester 1781] to William Warburton (1698-1779) [Bishop of Gloucester 1760], 22 Jan. 1757

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/33
Scope and Contents The only purpose of his little quotation was 'to gratify my own spleen'; the shield shall pass as his property; Warbuton's short dialogue transcribed from Shirley is incomparable - it will make a fine conclusion to his note; a 'hypercrital emendation' is 'taking an extravagant liberty with the text'; pleased with Warburton's objection to his main principle, and answer; he is proud to be allowed to copy Warburton's papers; he quarrels with Warburton 'for saying one word of your upbraiders';...
Dates: 22 Jan. 1757
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