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Ambrose Philips


Who is Ambrose Philips?

Ambrose Philips was an English poet and politician.

  • born in (342 years ago) in Shropshire
  • nationality: England
  • education: St John's College, Cambridge
  • died on (266 years ago)
  • written works: "Pastorals, epistles, odes, and other original poems", "The distrest mother", "Pastorals"

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Google previewA Bibliographical Dictionary (1806)

Containing a Chronological Account, Alphabetically Arranged, of the Most Curious, Scarce, Useful, and Important Books, in All Departments of Literature .... The bibliographical miscellany, or Supplement to the bibliographical dictionary ; 1 by Adam Clarke

Ambrose Philips,) in the Spectator, No. 223. Almost equal to the affecting original. A Fragment of Sappho, translated into English Verse, by Mr. Ambrose Philips, ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1836)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy, Reprinted from the American Edition of the 'Conversations Lexicon' ... with Dissertations on the Rise and Progress of Literature by Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham

James Neal, Daniel Neele, Henry Newcomhe, William Newton, Thomas Norton , Thomas Orrery, Earl of Otway, Thomas Owen, John Paley, William Parnell, Thomas Parr, Samuel Percy, Thomas Philips, Ambrose Philips, John Piozzi, Hester ...

Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

from the satirical nickname given to Ambrose Philips, 1 674-1 749, an English poet who pioneered a type of sentimental pastoral verse, which was widely proscribed as being mawkish and vapid. The nickname was coined by the dramatist ...

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