The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An English divine, born at Newark; was bishop of Gloucester; was author of the famous "Divine Legation of Moses," characterised by Gibbon as a "monument of the vigour and weakness of the human mind"; is a distracted waste of misapplied logic and learning; a singular friendship subsisted between the author and Pope (1698-1779).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Warburton, William'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/w/warburton-william.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.