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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

William Sotheby (1757–1833)

Sotheby, William. An English poet; born in London, 1757; died on Dec. 30, 1833. He is only remembered now as a translator of Homer and Virgil, and a favorite among the “blue-stockings” of Byron’s time, but he wrote among many other things: ‘The Battle of the Nile’ (1799) and ‘Saul’ (1807), poems, and ‘Italy and Other Poems’ (1828); ‘The Siege of Cuzco’ (1800); ‘Julian and Agnes’ (1801); ‘Orestes’ (1802); ‘Ivan’ (1816), tragedies.