Mark of Pattison

Marks of Pattison (* 10. October 1813, † 30. July 1884 in Harrogate, Yorkshire) was an English author; he was a rector at the Lincoln college, Oxford.

Its father, who was a rector in Hauxwell, Yorkshire, informed it personally. 1832 it registered at the Oriel college, Oxford, where it made its conclusion as BA (Bachelor OF kind ) for 1836. To become after some attempts , fellow college, it 1839 in Lincoln selected, which to this time anti puseyistisches college was - whereas Pattison under the strong influence of John Henry Newman, for whom he worked, Pusey anhing: its work for Newman concerned the translation of Thomas's von Aquins Catena Aurea, as well as essays in British Critic and Christian Remembrancer.

1843 it was geweiht to the priest and in the same year Tutor in the Lincoln college, where it acquired itself fast a call as good and pleasant teachers. The line college was practically in its hand, its reputation as a scholar at the university high. 1851 became the Rektorat Lincoln vakant, and Pattisons choice seemed safe - he was however aside pushed, and his health left due to this disappointment. 1855 it withdrew as Tutor, traveled to Germany, in order to examine educating systems on the European continent, and began its research to the life of Isaac Casaubon (its Biografie 1875 appeared) and Joseph Justus Scaliger, which employed it the remainder of its life.

1861 he was selected nevertheless still to the rector Lincoln. He married the later lady Dilke in the same year Emilia Francis Strong. As a rector it contributed much to literary topics, showed in addition, substantial interest in social sciences, and even presided a section at the congress in the year 1876 . On the other hand he avoided the routine of the university administration and knows the office of the vice-chancellor back.

It wrote 1879 over John Milton in the series of Macmillan's English Men OF Letters. 18. Century, above all its literature and theology, was its preferential sphere of activity, as its contributions (Tendencies OF Religious Thought in England, 1688-1750) point to the for his part famous essays and Reviews (1860) and its expenditure of Alexander Popes essay on one (1869) and other one. Its Sermons and Collected essay were published 1889 posthum by Henry Nettleship, just like its note IR (1885), a Autobiografie, which is deeply soaked in melancholy and Bitterkeit. Its project of a Biografie Scaligers (would run) it did not lock.

Mark of Pattison was a scholar, who lived only for the intellect. It wrote over, for the style of its memoirs apologizing that it knew few or nothing at all about the current famousnesses, and that its memory is inaccurate. “My whole energy was directed me from the chains of the senselessness only toward one - me to improve to develop my opinions to examine the things thoroughly to release” (note IR, pp. I, 2). Its memoirs are a rather morbides book, in which Mark is constantly merciless Pattison with itself. It is obvious that it brought the rationalism in a measure into the religion, which is compatible hardly still with its position as priests of the Anglikani church.


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