Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
English men of science: their nature and nurture
Person:
Galton, Francis
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/image/lit26698/69/
C8 ENGLISH MEN OE SCIENCE. [chap. 
(1) Thomas Roscoe, editor of Lanzi’s “ History 
of Painting,” and author of many other works ; 
(2) Henry Roscoe, author of a standard book 
on the “ Law of Evidence,” of “ British 
Lawyers,” and of the Life of his father ; 
(3) and (4), both decidedly gifted, and authors 
of poems of merit ; (1) Jane Elizabeth Roscoe, 
a woman of superior mind, intensely in¬ 
terested in public affairs, writer of some 
poems ; (3) Mary Anne Roscoe, authoress of 
poems of merit. 
Third generation.—17 males, 16 females, of 
whom 3 males and 1 female deserve notice :— 
(1) William Caldwell Roscoe, poet and critic 
(memoirs and collected works by R. H. Hutton) ; 
(2) Henry Enfield Roscoe, F.R.S., professor, 
eminent chemist ; (3) William Stanley Jevons, 
F.R.S., professor, author of the “Coal Question,” 
and of various works on logic and political 
economy : (l ) Margaret Roscoe, afterwards Mrs. 
Sandbach, novelist. 
Strachey.—An old family, small in num¬ 
bers, but of a marked and persistent type.
        

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