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MILES, James Warley, clergyman, born in Charleston, South Carolina, 24 November, 1818; died there, in August, 1875. He was educated at the South Carolina college, took orders in the Protestant Episcopal church, and went as a missionary to the Orient, where he acquired a knowledge of Turkish, Persian, and other languages. After his return he was for a time assistant rector of St. Michael's church, Charleston, and then professor of Greek and of the history of philosophy in Charleston college until his health failed, in consequence of which he went to Europe, and while there studied philology and philosophy in Berlin. When he returned, at the end of two years, he became librarian of Charleston college. He has published articles in the " Southern Review," also addresses and poems, and is the author of a treatise entitled "Philosophic Theology, or Ultimate Grounds of all Religious Belief based on Reason " (Charleston, 1849).
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