Author:George Henry Bateson Wright

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George Henry Bateson Wright
British priest and a teacher, a scholar of Hebrew and Syriac, in 1881, upon the recommendation of James Legge, he became the headmaster of Queen's College in Hong Kong, where his Chinese name and title was 胡礼博士. He retired in 1909. Apart from 2 books of Biblical studies he wrote several exercise-books for use at his school and worked towards a Chinese-English/English-Chinese Dictionary (together with Thomas Kirkman Dealy who became the next schoolmaster). One of the students during his time at Queen's College was Sun Yat-sen.


  • "The Book Of Job: A New Critically Revised Translation, With Essays On Scansion, Date, Etc." (1883-1884)
  • "Was Israel ever in Egypt? or, A Lost Tradition" (1895)
  • Summation of series (1901) (?)

Works about Wright[edit]

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The author died in 1935, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.