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Henry Morley (1822–1894)

Morley, Henry. An English scholar and physician; born in London, Sept. 15, 1822; died on May 14, 1894. He practiced medicine 1844–48; edited the Examiner; was professor of English language and literature at University College 1865–89, and Queen’s College 1878–89, London; principal of University Hall, 1882–89. He wrote: ‘A Defence of ‘Ignorance’ (1851); several biographies; ‘Memoirs of Bartholomew Fair’ (1857); ‘First Sketch of English Literature’ (1873); ‘English Literature in the Reign of Victoria’ (1881); ‘English Writers’ (8 vols., 1887–93); etc.; besides editing many important works, as Boswell’s ‘Life of Johnson’ (5 vols., 1886); Cassell’s ‘National Library,’ ‘Carisbrook Library,’ etc.