Borrow, George Henry (18031831)

Borrow, George Henry, traveller and philologist, born in Norfolk; showed early a passion for adventure and a facility in languages; was appointed agent for the Bible Society in Russia and Spain; in his fondness for open-air life, associated much with the gipsies; wrote an account of those in Spain, and a famous book, entitled “The Bible In Spain”; wrote “Lavengro,” his masterpiece (a gipsy designation applied to him, meaning “word-master,” which he was), which is chiefly autobiography (18031831).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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