Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/More, Paul Elmer

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MORE, PAUL ELMER, author; born in St. Louis, Mo., 1864, he graduated from Washington University in 1887 and attained his A.M. degree at Harvard in 1893. During the following year he was assistant instructor in Sanskrit at Harvard, and taught classical literature in addition, 1895-1897, at Bryn Mawr. He was literary editor of "The Independent" from 1901 to 1903, of the New York "Evening Post" from 1903 to 1909, and editor of "The Nation" from 1909 to 1914. His works include, "A Century of Indian Epigrams," "The Judgment of Socrates," translation of "Prometheus Bound" of Æschylus, "Life of Benjamin Franklin," "Shelburne Essays" (9 vols.), and "Platonism."