Ward, Adolphus William

   Litt.D., LL.D.
(b. 1837)
   Historian and critic. The House of Austria in the Thirty Years' War (1869), A History of English Dramatic Literature to the Death of Queen Anne (1875), Lives of Chaucer (1880) and Dickens (1882) (English Men of Letters Series), The Counter Reformation (1888), translated Curtius's History of Greece, ed. Pope's poetical works (Globe), Poems of John Byrom, and various other works, etc.

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