The New International Encyclopædia/Chase, Thomas

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CHASE, Thomas (1827-92). An American educator, born in Worcester, Mass. He graduated in 1848 at Harvard University, studied at the University of Berlin and the Collège de France, and was professor of Greek and Latin at Haverford College in 1855-75. From 1875 to 1886 he was president of Haverford. He was a member of the American committee for the revision of the New Testament, and a delegate to the Stockholm Philological Congress of 1889. He published Hellas: Her Monuments and Scenery (1863), a Latin Grammar (1882), and editions (1881) of Cicero on Immortality (1868), The Æneid (1869), Horace (1872), Four Books of Livy, and (1876) Juvenal and Persius.