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Isaac Williams (1802–1865)

Williams, Isaac. A British clergyman and religious poet; born at Cwmcynfelin, near Aberystwith, Wales, Dec. 12, 1802; died at Stinchcombe, England, May 1, 1865. With Keble, Newman, and Pusey, he was active in the Tractarian movement. He wrote: ‘The Cathedral’ (1838), in verse; ‘Hymns’ (1839); ‘Thoughts in Past Years’ (1842); ‘The Christian Scholar’ (1849); ‘Autobiography’ (1892); besides other purely religious works.