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Thomas Thorild (1759–1808)

Thorild, Thomas (tōr’ild). A Swedish poet; born at Kongelf in Bohuslän, 1759; died at Greifswald, 1808. His poetry was of less influence on the thought of his day than his polemics. One of these, ‘A Critique of the Critics, with a Project of a Code for the Kingdom of Genius’ (1791), had much to do with the development of Swedish poetry. He wrote also ‘Maximum, or Archimetria’ (1799), an attempt at a system of philosophy.