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the Seminole war. In 1828 he was appointed by Presi-
dent Adams judge of the United States court for the
eastern district of Pennsylvania, which position he held
till his death, in 1842.

See "Lives of Eminent Philadelphians," 1859,

Hop'per, (ISAAC TATEM,) a distinguished philanthro-
pist, a member of the Society of Friends, born near Wood-
bury, New Jersey, in 1771. He resided many years in
Philadelphia, but passed the latter part of his life in New
York. He was a man of great energy, courage, and intel-
lectual acuteness, and distinguished for his life-long efforts
to promote benevolent and humane objects, especially
negro emancipation. In the controversy which resulted
in the separation of the Society of Friends in 1827, he
was one of the most zealous adherents of the anti-
orthodox party. Died in 1852.

See LYDIA M. CHILD, " Life of I. T. Hopper," 1853 ; " Lives of
Eminent Philadelphians," 1859.



er, (THOMAS,) an English architect, born at
Rochester about 1775. After being employed by the
prince-regent on Carleton House, he erected many castles
and mansions for the nobility, among which Penrhyn
Castle is regarded as one of the best. He possessed
superior conversational powers, and associated freely
with people of distinction. Died in 1856.

Hoppers, hop'pers, or Hopper, hop'per, (JOACHIM,)
[Lat. HOPPE'RUS,] a Dutch jurist, born in Friesland in
1523. Ln 1566 he became privy councillor at Madrid,
and chancellor for the affairs of the Netherlands. He
was more moderate than the other ministers of Philip
[I. Among his works is one " On the Legal Art," (" De
Juris Arte Libri tres," 1553.) Died in 1576.

See MOTLEY, " Rise of the Dutch Republic," part ii. chap T.,
and part iv. chap. iv.

Hop'pin, (AUGUSTUS,) an American artist, born in
Providence, Rhode Island, in 1828. He pursued a col-
egiate course at Brown University, and entered upon
:he profession of law, but subsequently devoted himself
o drawing on wood. He illustrated "The Autocrat of
he Breakfast-Table," the poem of "Nothing to Wear,"
md numerous other subjects. Died April I, 1896.

Hoppin, (JAMES MASON,) D.D., an American scholar,
>orn at Providence, Rhode Island, January 17, 1820.
rle graduated at Yale College in 1840, and studied in the
Jniversity of Berlin, was professor of homiletics and
jastoral theology in Yale College, 1861-79, and in 1879
jecame professor of the history of art in the same insti-
ution. His principal books are " Notes of a Theological
Student," (1854,) "Old England," (1867,) "Office and
Work of the Christian Ministry," (1869,) "Life of
Admiral Foote," (1874,) "Memoirs of Henry Armitl
Brown," (1880,) and " Homiletics," (1881.)

Hoppin, (THOMAS F.,) an American painter and de-
igner, brother of Augustus Hoppin, born in Providence,



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HOPPNER



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HORMA YR



Rhode Island, in 1816. Among the most important of
his designs are the figures on the great window of Trinity
Church, New York.

Hopp'ner, (JOHN,) R.A., an excellent English por-
trait-painter, born in London in 1759. He studied in
the Royal Academy, and was patronized by the Prince
of Wales. For many years he was the most fashionable
portrait-painter of London, except Sir Thomas Lawrence.
H</ppner was very successful in portraits of women. His
colouring is natural and powerful, and his tones are
mellow and deep. His works have a charming air of
facility and negligence. Died in 1810.

See CUNNINGHAM, "Lives of Painters," etc.

Hop'tpn, (ARTHUR,) a learned English mathema-
tician, born in Somersetshire in 1588, was intimate with
Selden. He wrote "Speculum Topographicum," (1611,)
and a few other works. Died in 1614.

Hopton, (Sir RALPH,) an English royalist officer, who
fought for Charles I. in the civil war. He obtained some
success in Cornwall in 1643. In 1646 he commanded
about 8000 men at the battle of Torrington, where he
was defeated by Fairfax. Died about 1652.

Hopton, (SUSANNA,) an English authoress, born in
1627, wrote " Hexameron, or Meditations on the Six
Days of Creation." Died in 1709.

Horace, hor'ass, [Lat. HORA'TIUS; Fr. HORACE,
o'riss'; Ger. HORAZ, ho-rits'; It. ORAZIO, o-rlt'se-o,] or,
more fully, Quin'tus Hora'tius Flac'cus, an excellent
and popular Latin poet, born at Venusia, (now Venosa,)
in Italy, in December, 65 B.C. His father was a freed-
man, who gained a competence as a coactor, (collector of
indirect taxes or of the proceeds of auctions,) and pur-
chased a farm near Venusia, on the bank of the Aufidus,
(Ofanto.) At an early age he was sent to Rome, and
became a pupil of the noted teacher Orbilius Pupillus,
with whom he learned grammar and the Greek language.

About his eighteenth year, he went to prosecute his
studies in the groves of the Academy at Athens, then
the principal seat of learning and philosophy, where he
remained until the death of Julius Csesar (in 44 B.C.)
involved the empire in a civil war. As Brutus passed
through Athens, Horace, with patriotic ardour, joined
his army, was made a military tribune, took command
of a legion, and witnessed the fatal defeat of the cause at
Philippi, where he threw away his shield. (Carmina, ii.
7.) llis estate having been confiscated, he went to Rome,
where he supported himself a short time by acting as clerk
in the treasury. His early poems having excited the
interest of Virgil and Varius, they recommended him to
Maecenas, in whom he found a liberal patron and intimate
friend. Thenceforth his life was eminently prosperous,
and serenely passed in congenial studies and patrician
society. Preferring independence to the tempting prizes
of ambition, he refused the office of private secretary
to Augustus, who treated him with particular favour.
He had a true relish for rural pleasures and the charms
of nature, which he often enjoyed at his Sabine farm or
his villa in Tibur. Died in November, 8 B.C. He was
never married. He was of short stature, and had dark
eyes and hair. His character, as deduced from his writings,
is well balanced, and unites in a high degree good sense,
good nature, urbanity, and elegant taste. His poems,
consisting of odes, satires, and epistles, may all be con-
tained in one small volume. His chief merits are a calm
philosophy, a graceful diction, an admirable sense of
propriety, and a keen insight into human nature, which
have attracted an admiration growing from age to age,
and have rendered him, next to Virgil, the most illus-
trious poet of ancient Rome. " It is mainly," says " Black-
wood's Magazine" for April, 1868, "to this large and
many-sided nature of the man himself that Horace owes
his unrivalled popularity, a popularity which has indeed
both widened and deepened in its degree in proportion
to the increase of modern civilization." His " Epistles"
are among the few poems which represent the most per-
fect and original form of Latin verse. There is no very
good English translation of Horace's entire works : that
of Francis (4 vols., 1747) is perhaps the best. Lord Lyt-
ton's translation of the Odes (1869) is highly praised.

See SUETONIUS, " Vita Horatii ;" MASSON, " Vita Horatii," 1708 ;
HENRY H. MILMAN, "Life of Q. Horatius Flaccus," 1854: VAN



OMMBRN, " Horaz als Mensch und Bilrger von Rom," i8oa; C
FRANCKB, " Fasti Horatiani," 1839 : WALCKBNAKR, " Histoire de la
Vie et des Poe'sies d'Horace," 2 vols., 1840; I. MURRAY, "Ori-
ginal Views of the Passages in the Life and Writings of Horace,"
1851 : J. (or F.) JACOB, Horaz und seine Freunde, 1852 ; ERSCH
und GRUBSR, " Allgemeine Encyklopaedie ;" see, also, the excellent
article on Horatius in SMITH'S "Dictionary of Greek and Roman
Biography," by the late DKAN H. H. MILMAN, (author of the " Life
of Q. Horatius Flaccus;") "Horace and his Translators," in the
" Quarterly Review" for October, 1858 ; " Horace and Tasso," in the
" Edinburgh Review" for October, 1850.

Horae, ho'ree, iGr. 'Cp<u ; Fr. HEURES, UR, or HORES,
OR,] the Hours or Seasons, which the ancients imagined to
have charge of the gates of heaven or doors of Olympus.
They appear to have been originally personifications
of the order of nature and of the seasons. They were
also regarded as goddesses of justice, peace, and order.
Milton associates them with the Graces :
" while universal Pan,

Knit with the Graces and the Hours in dance,
Led on the eternal Spring."

Paradise Lost, book iv.

Ho-ra-pollo or Ho'rus A-pol'lo, [Gr. 'QpairoUuv ;
Fr. HORAPOLLON, o'ri'po'loN',] the celebrated author
of a Greek treatise on the Egyptian hieroglyphics. His
name and the epoch in which he lived have been the
subject of much discussion. Recent critics favour the
opinion that he lived at Alexandria about the fifth century.

See SMITH, " Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography ;" A. S
CORBY, "The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo," 1840: GOULANIOF
" Essai sur les Hie"roglyphes d'Horapollon," 1827.

Horapollon. See HORAPOLLO.

Horatius. See HORACE.

Horatius, ho-ra'she-us, (in the plural, Horatii, ho-
ra'she-T,) a hero of the early Roman legends, who witt
his two brothers fought against the three Curiatii for
the supremacy of Rome over Alba. His brothers fell ir.
the first onset By a feigned flight he separated hu
antagonists, and slew them one after the other.

Horatius Codes. See COCLKS.

Horberg or Hoerberg, hoR'be'RG, (PEHR,) an emi-
nent Swedish painter, born in Smaland in 1746. He
practised his art with success at Olstorp, chiefly on reli-
gious subjects, and received the title of historical painter
to the king. Died in 1816.

See his Autobiography," (in Swedish,) published in 1817, and
translated into German by SCHILDBNBR, 1819 ; C. MOLBECH, " Leben
und Kunst des Malers IV Hoerberg," 1819; " Biographiskt-Lexicon
ofver namnkunnige Svenska Man.

Hor'be-ry, (MATTHEW,) D.D., an English divine,
born in Lincolnshire in 1707, was educated at Oxford.
He became canon of Lichfield, vicar of Hanbury, and
rector of Standlake. His sermons were published in
several volumes, (1745-74,) and were pronounced excel
lent by Dr. Johnson. Died in 1773.

Horebout, ho'reh-bSwt', (GERARD or GUERARD,) a
Flemish painter of high reputation, was born at Ghent.
He removed to England, and became first painter to
Henry VIII.

Hores. See HoRvt

Horfelin, de, da oR-fl-leen', (ANTONIO,) a Spanish
painter of history and portraits, born at Saragossa in
1597 ; died in 1660.

Horleman or Harleman, hoR'leh-man', (CARL,)
BARON, a Swedish architect, born at Stockholm in 1700,
designed the cathedral of Calmar, and completed the
royal palace at Stockholm. He was ranked among the
greatest architects of Sweden. Died in 1753.

Hoi 'man, (WILLIAM,) of Eton College, an English
botanist, born at Salisbury. He published " Herbarum
Synonyma." Died in 1535.

Hormayr, von, fon hoR'miR, (JOSEPH,) a German
historian, born at Innspruck in 1781. He fomented a
revolt in the Tyrol against the French in 1809, and was
appointed historiographer of Austria in 1815. He be-
came councillor for the foreign department of Bavaria
in 1828, and minister from Bavaria to Hanover in 183*.
Among his works area " History of Tyrol," (1808.) "The
Austrian Plutarch, or Lives of all the Austrian Princes,"
(20 vols., 1807-20,) "General History of Modern Times,
178710 1 815," (1817-19, 3 vols., (and " Vienna, its History
and Curiosities," (9 vols., 1823-25.) Died in 1848.

See BROCKHAUS, " Conversations- Lexikon ;" " Foreign Quarterlj
Review" for January, 1845.



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HORMISDAS



HORNECK



Hor-mis'das [Persian, HORMOOZ) I., King of Persia,
son of Shahpo'or (or Sapor) I., began to reign in 271
A.D. After an uneventful reign of fourteen months, he
died in 272, and was succeeded by his son, Bahram I.

See FIRUOUSKE, "Shah Namah;" MIRKHOND, " Histoire del
Sassanides."

Hormisdas H., King of Persia, of the Sassanide
dynasty, was the son of Narses, whom he succeeded
in 303 A.D. He died in 311, leaving the throne to his
infant son, Shahpoor II.

Hormisdas ITT., a son of Yezdejerd III., became
King of Persia in 457 A.D. He was defeated and deposed
by his brother Fyrooz about 460.

Hormisdas IV., King of Persia, a son of Chosroes
(Khosroo) I., began to reign in 579 A.D. He waged war
against Tiberius, Emperor of the East, by whose army
he was defeated in several battles. Provoked by his
tyranny, his subjects revolted against him, and he was
deposed and put to death in 591 A.D.

Hormuzd. See ORMUZD.

Horn, hoRn, (ARVID BERNARD,) COUNT, a Swedish
statesman, born in 1664. His influence secured the
elevation of Frederick of Hesse-Cassel to the throne in
1720. He became the head of the party of "Bonnets,"
which was in power until 1738. Died in 1742.

See GUSTAV HORN, "A. B. Horn," 1853; THOMABUS, "Svensk
Plutarch."

Horn or Home, (CHARLES EDWARD,) born in Lon-
don in 1786, was noted as a composer of music. He was
the author of " The Deep, Deep Sea," and other popular
songs. He died in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1850.

Horn, hoRn, (FRANZ CHRISTOPH,) a German critic,
born at Brunswick in 1781. He published several novels,
a " Critical History of German Poetry and Eloquence,"
(4 vols., 1822-29,) a "d "The Dramatic Works of Shak-
spe.ire," ("Shakespeare's Schauspiel?," 5 vols., 1823-
31.) Died in 1837.

See " Franz Horn : biographisches Denkmal," Leipsic, 1839.

Horn, hoRn, (FREDRICK,) Count of Aminne, a Swedish
general in the French service, born at Husby in 1725.
As aide-de-camp of Marshal D'Estr^es, he had an im-
portant part in the victory of Hastenbeck, (1757.) He
obtained the rank of lieutenant-general ir\ the Swedish
army in 1778. Died in 1796.

His son, COUNT HORN, was an accomplice in the as-
sassination of Gustavus III. in 1792, for which he was
banished for life. Died in 1823.

Horn, [Lat HOR'NIUS,] (GEORG,) a German historian,
born at Greussen in 1620. He became professor of his-
tory at Leyden about 1648, and wrote, in Latin, works
on history and geography, among which are an " Eccle-
siastical and Political History," (1665,) and "Noah's
Ark, or a History of the World," (1666.) Died in 1670.

See JOHANN ADAM FLESSA, "Dissertatio de Vita G. Horaii,"
1738.

Horn, (GusTAF,) COUNT OF, an able Swedish general,
born in Upland in 1592. Having served with credit in
Poland and Livonia, he was appointed a senator about
1624. At the battle of Leipsic, in 1631, he commanded
the left wing, and contributed to the victory. After
Gustavus Adolphus was killed at Liitzen, Horn gained
Borne advantages over the enemy, but was taken prisoner
at Nordlingen in 1634. Restored to liberty in 1642, he
was made commander-in-chief of the Swedish army in
the war against Denmark, in which he was successful.
The queen rewarded him (about 1652) with the office of
Constable of Sweden and the title of count. Died in 1657.

See EMPORAGIUS, " Likpredikan ftfver G. C. Horn," 1660; FLO-
RANDER, "Encomium Miiitiz Hopianae," 1648; J. F. AP LUND-
BLAD, " Svensk Plutarch,"i823 ; " Biographiskt- Lexicon ofver namn-
kunnige Svenska Man."

Horn, (UFFO DANIEL,) a German litttrateur, born at
Tratenau, m Bohemia, in 1817; died in 1860.

Horn or Hoorn, de, deh hoRn, also written Hoorne
and Homes, (PHILIPPE DE MONTMORENCY-NIVELLE,)
COUNT, a Flemish noble, born in 1522, was the son of
Joseph de Nivelle and Anne of Egmont. After the death
of his father, his mother married Count de Horn, whose
name and vast fortune he inherited. He distinguished
himself at the battles of Saint-Quentin and Gravelines,
nd served Philip II. of Spain many years as admiral



of the Low Countries, president of the council of state,
governor of Gueldres, etc. Arrested by the Duke of
Alva, with Count Egmont, on a charge of treason, he
was unjustly condemned and executed in 1568.

Horn'aday, (WILLIAM TEMPLE,) an American
zoologist, was born at Plainfield, Indiana, in 1854.
He visited various parts of the world to collect wild
animals, and was chief taxidermist of the National
Museum 1882-90, in business at Buffalo 1890-96, and
director of the New York Zoological Park after 1896.
He published " Two Years in the Jungle," " The Man
who became a Savage," "The Extermination of the
American Bison," etc.

Homt>low-er, (JOSEPH C.,) an American jurist,
born at Belleville, New Jersey, in 1777. He was chief
justice of the supreme court of New Jersey from 1832
\ to 1846. He decided in 1856 that Congress had no
right to pass a law for the rendition of fugitive slaves.
Died at Newark in June, 1864.

Home, horn, (GEORGE,) D.D., an English bishop and
author, born at Otham, in Kent, in 1730, was a good He-
brew scholar. He was chosen vice-chancellor of Oxford
in 1776, Dean of Canterbury in 1781, and Bishop of
Norwich in 1790. He wrote against the philosophy of
Newton, and published treatises in favour of John Hut-
chinson, and other works on theology. His " Commentary
on the Book of Psalms" (2 vols., 1771) is esteemed an
excellent performance, and has often been reprinted.
He was a friend of Dr. Samuel Johnson. Died in 1792.

Home, (RICHARD HENGFST,) an English poet and
dramatist, born in London about 1803. He produced,
besides other dramas, a tragedy entitled " Gregory the
Seventh," (1840.) His reputation is founded on "Orion,
an Epic Poem," (1843,) which was announced at the
price of one farthing, as a sarcasm upon the low esti-
mation into which epic poetry had fallen. After three
editions had been sold, the price was raised to one
shilling, and finally to five shillings. Among his other
works are "The New Spirit of the Age," (2 vols.. 1844,)
and "Ballads and Romances," (1846.) From iS,2 to
about 1870 he lived in Australia. Died March 13, 1884.

Home, (THOMAS HARTWELL,) D.D., an eminent
English author, born in 1780, was educated in London.
| He passed eight years in the labour of a barrister's
clerk, and acquired some knowledge of law, while his
leisure was diligently improved in literary studies. In
1818 he published his principal work, the "Introduction
to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scrip-
tures," (3 vols., 1818 ; loth edition, enlarged, 1850,) which
is considered the most complete and valuable work on
that subject, and was soon adopted as a class-book in all
the universities and colleges of England and in some of
those in the United States. Having no sectarian tend-
ency, it is appreciated by Christians generally, and ha
conduced greatly to the diffusion of sound biblical litera-
ture. In 1819 Home was ordained by the Bishop of
London, and obtained a prebend in Saint Paul's Cathe-
dral, besides other livings. Among his other numerous
publications are "Deism Refuted, "(1819,) and a "Manual
of Biblical Bibliography," (1839.) Died January 27, 1862.

Home Tooke. See TOOKE.

Home, van, (JAN.) See HOORNE.

Horneck, hoR'nSk, (ANTHONY,) D.D., was born at
Bacharach, in Germany, in 1641, removed to England
about 1660, and became prebendary of Exeter, West-
minster, and Wells. He wrote many devout religious
works, among which are "The Great Law of Consider-
ation," (1677; nth edition, 1729,) and "The Happy
Ascetic," (1681.) His writings were commended by
Doddridge as " exceedingly pathetic and elegant." Died
in 1696.

See his Life, by BISHOP KIDDER,

Horneck, von, fon hoR'n?k, (OTTOKAR,) called alsr
OTTOKAR von Steiermark, (st!'er- maR k',) one of the
earliest who wrote in the German language, was the
author of a " History of the Great Empires of the World
to the Death of Frederick II.," (1280,) and a chronicle
in rhyme. It has been published in Petz's " Austrian
Historians," and is valued for its interesting account of
the manners and customs of that age.



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HORNEMAN



HORSLEY



Horneman, hoR'neh-man', (JENS WILKEN,) a Dan-
ish botanist, born at Marstal in 1770, became professor
of botany at Copenhagen in 1808. He continued the
" Flora Danica," a magnificent work, which other natu-
ralists cojnmenced, and which appeared in 14 vols.
folio, (1806-40.) He wrote "Economical Botany for
Denmark," (1798,) and other works. Died in 1841.

See his Autobiography ; ERSLEW, " Forfatter- Lexicon."

Hornemann, hoR'neh-man', (FRiEDRiCH CONRAD,)
a German traveller, born at Hildesheim in 1772, at-
tempted in 1797 to explore Northern and Central Africa
He left Moorzook with a caravan bound for Bornoo in
April, 1800, after which date he was never heard from.

Hor'ner, (FRANCIS,) an eminent British statesman
and lawyer, born in Edinburgh in 1778, was educated in
the university of that city, and studied law with his friend
Henry Brougham. Having removed to London in 1803,
he was welcomed by the leading Whigs, such as Fox,
Mackintosh, and Romilly, who hastened to enlist his
eminent abilities in the public service. In 1806 he was
returned to Parliament for Saint Ives. The death of
Fox having produced a change of ministry and a disso-
lution of the House, Homer was returned for Wendovei
in 1807. He acquired great influence in Parliament by
his integrity, wisdom, liberality, and knowledge of politi-
cal economy. In 1810 he was a member of the Bullion
committee and author of a part of the "Bullion Report,"
and made an able speech on that question. In 1813-14
he was recognized as one of the leaders of his party, and
in 1816 he made a speech on Catholic claims, which was
his last speech in the House. Compelled by ill health
to retire from business, he set out on a journey to the
south of Europe, and died, greatly lamented, at Pisa, in
1817. He was one of the originators of the " Edinburgh
Review," for which he wrote numerous articles. " He
died at the age of thirty-eight," says Lord Cockburn,
" possessed of greater public influence than any other
private man." "No eminent speaker of Parliament,"
says Sir J. Mackintosh, " owed so much of his success
to his moral character. His high place was therefore
honourable to his audience and to his country."

See "Memoirs and Correspondence of F. Homer," published by
his brother, LEONARD HORNHR, in 1843: CHAMBERS, "Biographical
Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen :" "Edinburgh Review" for Octo-
ber, 1843; "Quarterly Review" for May, 1843.

Homer, (LEONARD,) F.R.S., a British geologist, and
jrounger brother of the preceding, took a prominent part
in the organization of the London University, of which
he was appointed warden in 1827. About 1833 he be-
came inspector of factories, in which capacity he con-
tributed largely to the moral and physical improvement
of the operatives. He wrote articles on the "Mineral
Kingdom" for the " Penny Magazine," " On the Employ-
ment of Children in Factories," (1840,) and other short
works. Died in 1864.

Hor'ner, (WILLIAM E.,) an American anatomist,
born in Virginia about 1790, became in 1816 demon-
strator of anatomy to Dr. Wistar, of the University of
Pennsylvania, and in 1831 succeeded Dr. Physick as
professor of anatomy in that institution. Died in 1853.
(See WISTAR, CASPAR.)

Hornius. See HORN, (GEORG.)

Hor'nung, (ERNEST WILLIAM,) an English nov-
elist, born in 1866. He has written several novels of
Australian life, and "The Unbidden Guest," (1894,)
"Young Blood," and " Some Persons Unknown."

Horrebow or Horreboe, hoR'reh-bo, (CHRiSl-OF-
FER,) a Danish astronomer, born at Copenhagen in 1718.
He succeeded his father as professor of astronomy
about 1750, and published, besides other works, a Latin
treatise " On the Annual Parallax of the Fixed Stars,"
(1747.) Died in 1776.

Horrebow. (NIKOLAUS,) a Danish author, born at
Copenhagen in 1712, became a judge of the supreme
court In 1750 he was sent by government to explore
Iceland, of which he wrote a description, said to be very
correct. Died in 1750.

Horrebow or Horreboe, (PEDER,) an eminent Dan-
Wh astronomer, the father of Christoffer, noticed above,



was born in Jutland in 1679. He became professor
of astronomy at Copenhagen in 1710. He determined,
the parallax of the sun more exactly in his " Clavis As-
tronomias," a treatise on physical astronomy, in which
he favours the theory of Descartes. He wrote other
works, among which is "Copernicus Triumphans, sive
de Parallaxi Orbis Annui," (1727.) Died in 1764.

See KRAFT og NYERUP, " Litteraturlexicon ;" NVERUP, " Uni-
versitaets Annalen."

Horrebow, (PEDER,) a son of the preceding, born in
1728, observed the transit of Venus in 1761, and wrote
an account of it Died in 1812.

Hor'rocks or Hor'rox, (JEREMIAH,) a distinguished


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