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Bentley, Richard 1662-1742

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Remarks upon a late Discourse of free-thinking: in a letter to F.H., D.D. by Richard Bentley( Book )

168 editions published between 1713 and 2005 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bentley by R. C Jebb( Book )

13 editions published between 1882 and 1909 in English and German and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1882, this is a biography of the English clergyman, scholar and classicist, Richard Bentley (1662-1742). Born in West Yorkshire, educated at Wakefield Grammar School and later at St John's College in Cambridge, Bentley became one of the most respected textual critics of his day. Among students of the Greek New Testament, he is remembered as the first person to define a plan for constructing the whole of the text directly from the original documents. Bentley became a prominent and controversial figure during his time as Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. His temper and his contemptuous treatment of his colleagues led to various attempts to secure his removal and embroiled him in controversy and feuding for the next 30 years. Despite all this, Bentley continued his classical research and published books that are studied to this day
A dissertation upon the Epistles of Phalaris : with an answer to the objections of the honourable Charles Boyle ... by Richard Bentley( Book )

27 editions published between 1699 and 1978 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradise lost, and other poems by John Milton( Book )

31 editions published between 1688 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents John Milton's epic poem which chronicles man's fall from grace and Satan's rebellion against God, and includes two additional poems by the seventeenth-century author, as well as a biographical profile
The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )

59 editions published between 1727 and 1846 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence achieved in his brief twenty-six years a standard of stylistic perfection and artistic restraint that ranked him, along with Plautus, as the greatest of the Roman comic playwrights. He was, at the very least, a gifted translator and adaptor, having used Greek New Comedies as the basis for all six of his extant plays. How far his own contribution exceeded that of simple translation is difficult to say, but we know that the Latin, undeniably his, was so faultlessly styled that his work served as a textbook for scholars and grammarians for hundreds of years.Terence had a considerable impact on the Revival of Letters; his comedies were studied and were frequently adapted into new works by such men as Steele, Chapman, and, most famously, Moliire. Indeed, had there been no Terence, it is doubtful that the Comedy of Manners could have arisen when it did, and all comic writing for the stage, from Moilire through the Restoration drama to the present day, would be diminished for lack of him. Appropriately, the language of this translation is from the Restoration. Graves has based his version on the one made in 1689 by Laurence Echard; he has corrected inaccuracies, eliminated defects and obscurities, but retained the period tone.Including in this book are the major comedies: The Fair Andrian, The Mother-In-Law, The Self-Tormentor, The Eunuch, The Tricks of Phormio and The Brothers. A close reading of Terence is a fine corrective to any idea that may still be current, about the glory that was Greece and grandeur that was Rome during the Hellenistic period. It is an assurance that in some respects at least, this age is not depraved at all
Epistola ad Joannem Millium by Richard Bentley( Book )

24 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special reprint of Alexander Dyce's edition of the Epistola (1691), the work which first brought Bentley fame, and which has long been out of print
Remarks upon a late Discourse of free-thinking: in a letter to N.N by Richard Bentley( Book )

40 editions published between 1725 and 1737 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The present state of Trinity College in Cambridg : in a letter from Dr. Bentley, master of the said college, to the right Reverend John Lord Bishop of Ely. by Richard Bentley( Book )

41 editions published between 1710 and 2005 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in response to a petition of the Fellows of the College against Bentley to the Bishop of Ely; letter describes the divisions and feuds that arose at Trinity College during this era (Bentley served as Master of Trinity College from 1700 to 1742)
Emendationes in Menandri et Philemonis Reliquias ex nupera editione Joannis Clerici ubi multa Grotii & aliorum plurima vero Clerici errata castigantur by Richard Bentley( Book )

44 editions published between 1710 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Bentley's dedication of Horace, translated : To which is added, a poem in Latin and English, inscribed to the Right Honourable the Lord Hallifax, written by the Reverend Dr. Bentley by Richard Bentley( Book )

40 editions published between 1712 and 2005 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Bentley's proposals for printing a new edition of the Greek Testament and St. Hierom's Latin version. With a full answer to all remarks of a late pamphleteer by Richard Bentley( Book )

19 editions published between 1712 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Bentley's emendations on the twelve books of Milton's Paradise lost by Richard Bentley( Book )

23 editions published between 1732 and 2005 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Right Reverend Thomas, Lord Bishop of Ely, plaintiff in error : Richard Bentley, D.D. master of Trinity-College in Cambridge, defendant in error : the case of the plaintiff in error by Thomas Greene( Book )

10 editions published between 1732 and 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Dr. Bentley's conduct as master of Trinity College
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Richard Bentley : poetry and enlightenment