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Thomas Yalden (1670–1736)

Yalden, Thomas. An English poet; born at Oxford, 1669–70; died in 1736. He wrote an ‘Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day’ (1693); ‘The Temple of Fame,’ on the death of the Duke of Gloucester (1700); ‘Æsop at Court,’ a collection of fables (1702). His ‘Hymn to Light’ is the most notable of his poetical compositions. He is best remembered as Swift’s friend.