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Joseph Warton (1722–1800)

Warton, Joseph. An English clergyman, critic, and editor; born at Dunsford in 1722; died at Wickham, Feb. 23, 1800. He wrote: ‘Odes on Various Subjects’ (1746); a poetical translation of the ‘Eclogues and Georgics of Virgil’ (1753); twenty-four critical papers to the Adventurer (1753–56); an ‘Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope’ (2 vols., 1856–82). He edited the works of Pope (9 vols., 1797); and the works of Dryden (4 vols., 1811; completed after his death).