Graves, Richard (2)

Graves, Richard an English divine, was born in Gloucestershire in 1715, and educated at Abingdon; in Berkshire, and at Pembroke College, Oxford. He was rector of Cleverton, near Bath, and of Kilmersdon. He died in 1804. Among his best-known works are the Festoon, or Collection of Epigrams: — Lucubrations in Prose and Verse, published under the name of Peter Pomfret: — The Spiritual Quixote: — Sermons on Various Subjects. His last work was The Invalid, with the Obvious Means of Enjoying Life. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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