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Cory, William Johnson

William Johnson Cory, 1823–92, English poet and classicist. He was assistant master at Eton from 1845 to 1872. His verse, of which Ionica (1858) is the best known, consists primarily of imitations and translations of the Greek and Latin poets.

See his Letters and Journals (ed. by F. W. Cornish, 1897).

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