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|Henry Alford (18101871)|
|Alford, Henry. An English poet and miscellaneous writer, philologist, critic, artist, and preacher; born in London, Oct. 10, 1810; died at Canterbury, Jan. 12, 1871. He became dean of Canterbury in 1856. An accomplished man, his literary work attracted attention in several departments. Besides sermons and university lectures, he wrote: The School of the Heart, and Other Poems (1835), his most popular volume of verse; The Queens English (1866). He was best known by his edition of the Greek New Testament (184452), which, incorporating the results of German Biblical scholarship, formed a landmark in New Testament study in England and America. He was the first editor of the Contemporary Review.|