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Eastwick, Edward Backhouse (1814-1883), a man of letters, was born in Berkshire, and educated at Charterhouse and Oxford. He went to India as a cadet in 1836, and was soon after appointed political officer. He was Professor of Hindustani at Haileybury College (1845-49), and then became assistant political secretary at the India Office. From 1860-63 he was Secretary of Legation in Persia. He made many translations from Persian, and also translated Bopp's Comparative Grammar, and Schiller's Revolt of the Netherlands.

“Christ was like us in our nature, but not in our blemishes; he had our flesh, but without the least stain of imperfection; he had the likeness of sinful flesh, but there was not any sin in him.”
–Stephen Charnock, Discourses on Christ Crucified