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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Samuel Rogers (1763–1855)

Rogers, Samuel. An English poet; born at Newington Green, London, July 30, 1763; died in London, Dec. 18, 1855. His wealth, liberality, and social qualities, gave his productions a great vogue. His best poem is the ‘Pleasures of Memory’ (1792), which passed through fifteen editions. He wrote also: ‘The Voyage of Columbus’ (1812); ‘Jacqueline’ (1813); ‘Human Life’ (1819); and ‘Italy’ (1822),—all highly prized for their exquisite illustrations. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).