John Carey

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Carey, John, LL.D., an eminent classical scholar, was born in Ireland in 1756. He edited more than fifty volumes of the Regent's Classics, Ainsworth's Latin Dictionary, Schleusner's New Testament Lexicon, and the like; and was besides the author and translator of several valuable works. The Eclectic Review, referring to a work edited by him, says: "Dr. Carey's name is a guarantee for correct impression." He died in 1829.

Sources

16. Authors, Dictionary of British and American: S. Austin Allibone. 3 vols. Philadelphia, 1859-'71.

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