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(b. Derbyshire, 1689, d. July 4th, 1761). Negociations of Sir Thomas Roe in his Embassy to the Ottoman Porte (1740), Pamela (1741); Clarissa Harlowe (1748); Sir Charles Grandison (1754); and No. 97 of Dr. Johnsons Rambler. Complete Works, with Life (1811); Correspondence (1804). For Criticism, see Massons Novelists and Their Styles, Scotts Novelists and Dramatists, Hazlitts Comic Writers, Taines English Literature, Stephens Hours in a Library, etc