/ (ˈpɔːsən) /
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Richard. 1759–1808, English classical scholar, noted for his editions of Aeschylus and Euripides
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Words nearby Porson
porrect, porridge, porringer, Porro prism, Porsena, Porson, port, porta, portabella, portability, portable
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How to use Porson in a sentence
Porson smoked many bundles of cheroots, which nabobs began to import.
Porson and Boswell encountered him in drinking matches and were both left under the table.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
I can't think how mother can put up with that lazy Mrs. Porson.Salome|Emma Marshall
As Porson only got £16 for writing the book, it certainly cost him dear.
I must stop a moment to consider the hard and far different fate of Porson.