DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY
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CAREY, FELIX (1786-1822), orientalist, eldest son of William Carey [q.v.], missionary to India, was born in 1786. He also became a missionary to India, and died at Serampúr 10 Nov. 1822. He published a Burmese grammar, 1814, and left behind him materials for a Burmese dictionary, which was published in 1826. He also translated the ‘Pilgrim’s Progress,’ the ‘Vicar of Wakefield,’ and the Bible.
[Life of William Carey, 1836; Brit. Mus. Catalogue.]
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