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Richard Bentley (1662–1742)

Bentley, Richard. An English critic and essayist; born in Oulton, Yorkshire, Jan. 27, 1662; died in July 1742. He is pronounced by some authorities the best classical scholar England has produced. His writings are: ‘Latin Epistle to John Mill, Containing Critical Observations on the Chronicle of Joannes Malala’ (1691); the very celebrated ‘Dissertation on the Epistles of Phalaris’ (1697); and editions of Horace and Terence, besides commentaries on the classics, all of great value.