The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Way, Arthur S.

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1459659The Dictionary of Australasian Biography — Way, Arthur S.Philip Mennell

Way, Arthur S., M.A., son of the Rev. William Way, was born at Dorking, in Surrey, in 1847, and educated at Kingswood School,and Queen's College, Taunton. He graduated at the London University in 1870; and took his M.A. degree in 1873. He was Classical Lecturer at Queen's College, Taunton, from 1873 to 1875, when he was appointed vice-headmaster of Kingswood School He was elected to the headmastership of Wesley College, Melbourne, in 1881, and arrived in Victoria in February of the following year. Mr. Way published, "The Odes of Horace, literally translated in Metre" in 1875; "The Odyssey of Homer done into English Verse" (by Avia), in 1880; and in 1885 appeared the first part of his "Homer's Iliad in English Verse" (Books 1 to 6), followed by Books 7 to 11 in 1886, and Books 12 and 13 in 1888.