From the position of an obscure reviewer Prescott suddenly found himself elevated to the first rank of contemporary historians.
Pp. 26 and 159), was followed by a second edition in 1841, in which nearly all the corrections of the reviewer were adopted, and in 1844 began the publication of The Genera of Birds, beautifully illustrated - first by Mitchell and afterwards by Mr Wolf - which will always keep Gray's name in remembrance.
His Saturday Review articles corrected many errors and raised the level of historical knowledge among the educated classes, but as a reviewer he was apt to forget that a book may have blemishes and yet be praiseworthy.
Early in 1751 he became literary critic to the Vossische Zeitung, and in this position laid the foundation for his reputation as a reviewer of learning, judgment and wit.
A German reviewer has .associated as English contributions to Dogmatics, A.