Cary, Henry Francis, Am
Cary, Henry Francis, A.M.
an English author and divine, was born at Gibraltar, December, 1772. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he received his A.M. in 1796; was appointed to the vicarage of Abbots-Bromley, Staffordshire, in 1797, became assistant librarian in the British Museum in 1826, and died in September, 1844. Mr. Cary published, A Translation of Dante's Inferno, Purgsatorio, and Paradiso, in English blank verse with notes: —A Translation of the Birds of Aristophanes, and of the Odes of Pindar; Lives of English Poets, from Johnson to Kirke White; intended as a continuation of Johnson's Lives: —The Early French Poets; and carefully revised editions of Pope, Cowper, Milton, Thomson, and Young. See The Eng. Rev. (Lond.), 1847, p. 205; Hart, Eng. Manstal, p. 505; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors; New Amer. Cyclop. p. 505; Memoir (Lond. 1847).