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BOISE, James Robinson, educator, born in Blandford, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 27 January 1815. He was graduated at Brown in 1840, became a tutor of Eat in and Greek in that College the same year, and in 1843 professor of Greek, which chair he held until 1850. From 1852 to 1868 he was professor of Greek in the University of Michigan, and after 1868 in the University of Chicago. He published in Chicago Xenophon's "Anabasis," with English notes, the first six books of Homer's "Iliad," "Greek Syntax," "First Lessons in Greek," and other textbooks, and in 1884 "Notes Critical and Explanatory on St. Paul's Epistles."
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