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James Elphinston (1721–1809)

Elphinston, James. A Scotch versifier, essayist, and etymologist; born in Edinburgh (?), Dec. 6, 1721; died at Hammersmith, England, Oct. 8, 1809. He produced metrical versions of Martial Fénelon, and other great writers, an ‘English Grammar’ (1765), and many other works. He was a zealous spelling-reformer.