Arthur Murphy

[Charles Ranger]

Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Arthur Murphy (27 December 1727 – 18 June 1805), also known by the pseudonym Charles Ranger, was an Irish writer.

He was born at Cloonyquin, County Roscommon, Ireland, the son of Richard Murphy and Jane French.
A barrister, journalist, actor, and playwright, he edited Gray Inn Journal between 1752 and 1754. As Henry Thrale's oldest and dearest friend, he introduced Samuel Johnson ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


more quotations »
  • ''The people of England are never so happy as when you tell them they are ruined.''
    Arthur Murphy (1727-1805), Irish-born-British dramatist. Pamphlet, in The Upholsterer, act 2, sc. 1.
Read more quotations »

Comments about Arthur Murphy

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Report Error]