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Richard Porson (1759 – 1808)


English classical scholar.
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Richard Porson
To a gentleman, who, at the close of a fierce dispute with Porson, exclaimed, "My opinion of you is most contemptible, Sir"; he retorted, "I never knew an opinion of yours that was not contemptible."
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