Excerpt From The Aldine Edition Of The British PoetsWe Thus See That The Family Of The Poet, Though Not Highly Connected, Was Of Good Social Standing, And A Fair Representative Of The Substantial Upper Middle Class Which Is Specially Distinguished By Energy, Activity, And Honourable Dealing Besides This, In The Child Of The Parentage We Have Related, There Converged Various Special Lines Of Intellectual Activity, Severally Distinctive Of His Forefathers Through One Grandmother He Was Connected With The Knights, Through The Other With The Coxes, Of Whom One Was William Coxe, A Traveller And Historian, Another Peter Coxe, A Poet Through Daniel Radford He Inherited The Shrewdness, Self Reliance, And Honesty Of A Successful Mer Chant, And What Was Better, A Share In The Reli Gious Liberality And Independence Of Thought, For The Sake Of Which His Ancestor Had Not Hesitated To Give Up The Good Things Of This World.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- The Aldine Edition of the British Poets
- Samuel Rogers
- 09 September 2018 Samuel Rogers