The New Student's Reference Work/March, Francis Andrew

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Francis Andrew March, an American philologist and scholar, was born at Millbury, Mass., Oct. 25, 1825. He graduated at Amherst College in 1845, where he was tutor for two years. After studying law and teaching for three years, he became instructor at Lafayette College, where he has since taught, from 1858 being professor of the English language and comparative philosophy. Professor March ranks as one of the first American philologists. He has published An Anglo-Saxon Grammar, A Method of Philological Study of the English Language and A Thesaurus of the English Language jointly with F. A. March, Jr.