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William Sidney Walker (1795–1846)

Walker, William Sidney. A British poet; born at Pembroke, Wales, Dec. 4, 1795; died in London, Oct. 15, 1846. He was a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge (1822–29), becoming blind during that time. Besides translating a ‘Corpus Poetarum Latinorum’ (Collection of Latin Poets: new ed. 1854), he wrote ‘Gustavus Vasa’ (1813), an epic poem; ‘Shakespeare’s Versification’ (3d ed. 1859); ‘Critical Examination of the Text of Shakspeare’ (3 vols., 1859). ‘Poetical Remains,’ with a memoir, appeared in 1852.