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Thomas Tickell (1686–1740)

Tickell, Thomas. An English poet, Addison’s intimate friend; born at Bridekirk in Cumberland, 1686; died at Bath, April 23, 1740. His principal works are: ‘The Prospect of Peace,’ a poem; ‘The Royal Progress,’ verses celebrating the arrival of George I.; translation of the first book of the Iliad (1715); ‘Kensington Garden’ (1722); ‘Elegy on Addison’; and the popular ballad ‘Colin and Lucy.’