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Adriaan Bogaers (1795–1870)

Bogaers, Adriaan (bō’gärs). A Dutch poet (1795–1870); born at The Hague. He holds eminent place among the many disciples of Tollens, and surpasses his master in correctness of taste. He long withheld his compositions from publication, and not till 1832 did he become known to his countrymen; he then published his first lyric poem, ‘Volharding,’—an appeal to his countrymen to stand fast in the struggle with Belgium,—together with other patriotic pieces. His first poem of any considerable compass, the epic ‘Jochebed,’ and his masterpiece, ‘The Voyage of Heemskerk to Gibraltar,’ were first formally published in 1860–61, though they had had for many years a private circulation among friends. He afterward published three volumes: ‘Ballads and Romances’; ‘Flowers of Poesy from Abroad’; and ‘Poems.’