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(b. East Ruston, Norfolk, December 25th, 1759; d. London, September 28th, 1808). Letters to Mr. Archdeacon Travis (1790); editions of the Hecuba (1797), Orestes (1798), Phnissæ (1799), Medea (1801); and other publications collected by Monk and Bloomfield in the Adversaria (1812); by Dobree in the Notæ in Aristophanem (1820); by Kidd in the Tracts and Miscellaneous Criticisms (1815); the whole forming, with his Photii Græcum Lexicon and An Imperfect Outline of his Life by Kidd, the six volumes of Opera Philologica et Critica. See also Porsoniana (1814); A Short Account of the Late Mr. Richard Porson, by the Rev. Stephen Weston (1808); A Narrative of the Last Illness and Death of Richard Porson, by Dr. Adam Clarke (1808); A Vindication of the Literary Character of the late Professor Porson, by Crito Cantabrigiensis (Dr. Turton, Bishop of Ely) (1827); The Life of Richard Porson, by the Rev. J. Selby Watson (1861); and Aikens Athenæum.