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Jacobus Bellamy (1757–1786)

Bellamy, Jacobus (bel’ä-mi). A Dutch poet; born at Vlissingen, Nov. 12, 1757; died in Utrecht, March 11, 1786. First known through his Anacreontic ‘Songs of my Youth’ (1782), which were followed by the inspired ‘Patriotic Songs’ (1783), he is now chiefly remembered for his poetical romance ‘Roosje’ (1784), which in touching simplicity and ardent feeling is unequaled in Dutch literature.