Samuel Rogers

Standard Name: Rogers, Samuel


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death George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron
His body was brought back to England (contrary to his expressed wishes), where dissension arose over his funeral. His sister wanted it to be private and aristocratic, while public opinion (though not the establishment) wanted...
Dedications Lydia Howard Sigourney
Illustrated Poems by LHS , 1849, appeared in a prestigious series that also included William Cullen Bryant and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow . She dedicated it to the aged English poet Samuel Rogers .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Dedications Louisa Anne Meredith
This book began a fruitful partnership with London publisher Charles Tilt . It comprises about forty poems and songs and six copperplate etchings, her first attempts.
Meredith, Louisa Anne. Poems. Charles Tilt, 1835.
It is dedicated, both in a poem...
Education Harriet Hamilton King
From an early age, she demonstrated an eagerness to learn and to read. When she was eleven years old, Harriet read Italy, A Poem by Samuel Rogers . Between the ages fourteen and seventeen, she...
Friends, Associates Lydia Howard Sigourney
On this trip LHS added a number of literary names to her roster of acquaintances: Maria Edgeworth , William Wordsworth , Samuel Rogers , Anna Maria Hall and her husband , and Jane and Thomas Carlyle
Friends, Associates Maria Callcott
During the early years of her first marriage, between her time in India and in Italy, Maria Graham (later MC ) met Jane Marcet and the publisher John Murray .
Gotch, Rosamund Brunel. Maria, Lady Callcott, The Creator of ’Little Arthur’. J. Murray, 1937.
153-4, 166
Then or later...
Friends, Associates Maria Callcott
Her friends at this period of her life included the diarist and letter-writer Caroline Fox (with whom her relationship was very close),
This is the Hon. Caroline Fox (1767-1845), not to be confused with the...
Friends, Associates Georgiana Chatterton
Other celebrities she met as a girl and described in her diary included society hostess Lady Cork and writers Joanna Baillie , William Wordsworth , and Samuel Rogers .
Athenæum. J. Lection.
2640 (1878): 693
Dering, Edward Heneage, and Georgiana Chatterton. Memoirs of Georgiana, Lady Chatterton. Hurst and Blackett, 1878.
34, 76
Friends, Associates Helen Maria Williams
That year HMW was introduced by Dr John Moore to Burns , with whom she then corresponded. She met Samuel Rogers (in November 1787), Hester Lynch Piozzi , and Sir Joshua Reynolds . The year...
Friends, Associates Helen Maria Williams
On her return to Paris after Robespierre's death, HMW and Stone lived in a house (where she held her salon) on the Quai Malaquais. After peace was announced between England and France in 1801...
Friends, Associates Mary Wollstonecraft
Newington Green was a fortunate place for MW to have settled: it was a centre of intellectual Dissent. There she met the radical minister Richard Price , the poet Samuel Rogers , and the teacher...
Friends, Associates Matilda Charlotte Houstoun
Because her husband , like her father , was well-connected, MCH was introduced to a number of significant literary and social figures. She had vivid memories of meeting Henry Hallam , Samuel Rogers , and...
Friends, Associates Mary Lamb
An evening at Thomas Monkhouse 's London home brought together Wordsworth , Coleridge , Charles Lamb , Thomas Moore , and Samuel Rogers . Mary Lamb , also present, is unmentioned in Charles's account.
Burton, Sarah. A Double Life: A Biography of Charles and Mary Lamb. Viking, 2003.
Friends, Associates Anna Letitia Barbauld
Joanna Baillie , who lived near the Barbaulds in Hampstead, was one of ALB 's greatest friends. In Barbauld's later years her friends included Samuel Rogers , Madame D'Arblay , Eliza Fletcher (who first visited...
Friends, Associates Caroline Norton
Before her marriage CN had formed a friendship with the Irish poet Tom Moore , once a crony of her famous grandfather; this friendship endured into her middle age. It was also as Richard Brinsley...


By early June 1792
Samuel Rogers anonymously published a successful poem in heroic couplets called The Pleasures of Memory (a title looking back to Akenside 's The Pleasures of Imagination, 1744).
27 April 1799
The Irish poet Thomas Campbell , aged twenty-one, published a poem entitled The Pleasures of Hope (on the model of The Pleasures of Memory by Samuel Rogers , 1792).
Early 1818
William Hazlitt opened On the Living Poets, the last of his Lectures on the English Poets, with a statement on gender issues.