Quarterly Review (essay date June 1812)
SOURCE: Review of The Works of the Right Rev. William Warburton, D.D. Lord Bishop of Gloucester. A New Edition. To which is prefixed, a Discourse by way of General Preface; containing some Account of the Life, Writings, and Character of the Author. Quarterly Review 7 (June 1812): 382-407.
[In the following review of Richard Hurd's edition of Warburton's complete works, the anonymous reviewer discusses the highlights of Warburton's life and his principal publications.]
The learned and celebrated author of these volumes died in the year 1779. In 1788 a magnificent edition of his works, of which only 250 copies were printed, issued from the press of Mr. Nichols;...
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