A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Stanley, Thomas

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Stanley, Thomas (1625-1678). -- Philosopher and scholar, connected with the Derby family, ed. at Camb., was the author of some poems and of a biographical History of Philosophy (4 vols., 1655-62). He was learned in the classics, and translated from the Latin and late Greek as well as from the Italian and Portuguese, and ed. Æschylus. His poetry is thoughtful and gracefully expressedpage 357.