English Poets

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Samuel Johnson - Biography - Final Works
... Western Islands of Scotland and Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets On 6 August 1773, eleven years after first meeting Boswell, Johnson set out to visit his friend ... Johnson denounced English supporters of American separatists as "traitors to this country", and hoped that the matter would be settled without bloodshed ... Years before, Johnson had advocated that the English and the French were just "two robbers" who were stealing land from the natives, and that neither deserved to live there ...
Lives Of The Most Eminent English Poets - Background
... started producing editions of the collected works of various English poets ... William Strahan and Thomas Cadell to create this final major work, the Lives of the English Poets ... Lives" and "little Prefaces, to a little edition of the English Poets" ...
Elegiac - English Poets
... The "elegy" was originally a classical form with few English examples ... be upon any subject, so long as it reflects on the poet himself ...

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