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Thomas Cooke (1703–1756)

Cooke, Thomas. An English poet and prose-writer, commonly called Hesiod Cooke; born at Braintree, Dec. 16, 1703; died at Lambeth (London), Dec. 20, 1756. ‘The Battle of the Poets’ is an attack on Pope, Swift, and others, which gained him an unenviable conspicuity in the ‘Dunciad.’ As a translator from the classics, notably Hesiod, he is very successful.