ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Jerome Stone

(1727-1756)


Jerome Stone was was an itinerant bookseller and autodidact who became head master of Dunkeld Grammar School; with Samuel Johnson he challenged the authenticity of Macpherson's Ossian. A contributor to The Scots Magazine, he was working on an ambitious philological study of Celtic languages at the time of his early death.


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1756Albin and the Daughter of Mey, an Old Tale, translated from the Irish.

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