MacKail, John William

MacKail, John William
   LL.D., etc.
(b. 1859)
   Scholar, etc. Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology (1890), Latin Literature (1895), Life of William Morris (1899), and translated Homer's Odyssey in verse.

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