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MORRIS, Charles D'Urban, educator, born in Charmouth, Dorset, England, 17 February, 1827; died in Baltimore, Maryland. 7 February, 1886. He was graduated at Oxford in 1849, and three years later became a fellow of Oriel college. He came to the United States in 1853, was for a time rector of Trinity school in New York city, and subsequently master of a private school for boys at Lake Mohegan, near Peekskill, New York He was then made a professor in the University of the city of New York, and thence was called in 1876 to the chair of Latin and Greek in the Johns Hopkins university, which he held until his death. In his Latin and Attic Greek grammars Professor Morris presented some original views of the proper methods of teaching the elements of those languages. He wrote various articles on philological topics, most of them contributed to the "American Journal of Philology " and to the American philological association, and published " Principia Latina" (New York, 1860) ; a revision of Bullions's " Principles of Latin Grammar" (1867); "A Compendious Grammar of Attic Greek" (1869 ; 4th ed., 1876); "A Compendious Grammar of the Latin Language" (1870; 4th ed., 1876) ; " Probatio Latina" (1871); '" Latin Read-lug-Book" (1873); and "Parsing and Reading-Lessons," adapted to Morris's Latin-Greek grammars (1870-'3). He left an edition of the first book of Thucydides (Boston, 1887) and several translations, which remain unpublished.
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