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Samuel Jackson Pratt (1749–1814)

Pratt, Samuel Jackson. An English poet and novelist; born at St. Ives, Cornwall, Dec. 25, 1749; died at Birmingham, Oct. 4, 1814. Besides his translation of Goethe’s ‘Sorrows of Werther’ (1813), his books are: ‘Sympathy,’ a poem; ‘Tears of Genius’ (1774), a poem on Goldsmith; ‘Landscapes in Verse’; ‘Liberal Opinion’ (1775), a novel; ‘Emma Corbett’ (1776), a novel; ‘Apology for David Hume’ (1777); ‘Pupils of Pleasure’ (1779), a novel; ‘Gleanings through Wales, Holland,’ etc. (1795); ‘Gleanings in England’ (1796); ‘The Fair Circassian,’ a tragedy; ‘Family Secrets’ (1797), a novel; ‘Cabinet of Poetry’ (1808).