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William Barnes Rhodes (1772–1826)

Rhodes, William Barnes. An English dramatic writer; born Dec. 25, 1772; died on Nov. 1, 1826. He is famous as the author of a long popular burlesque ‘Bombastes Furioso,’ produced anonymously at the Haymarket Theatre in 1810, and published first at Dublin in 1813. He also wrote ‘The Satires of Juvenal Translated into English Verse’ (1801), and ‘Epigrams’ (1803).