William Duncombe

Standard Name: Duncombe, William


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Anthologization Elizabeth Tollet
ET 's poems were circulating at least by 1714, in manuscript, or in the opportunistic publications of others, or both. After her death William Duncombe printed one of her imitations of odes by Horace which...
Anthologization Elizabeth Tollet
William and John Duncombe 's The Works of Horace in English Verse, 1757-9 (partly their own work, partly the fruit of years of collecting), included two translations by ET , one dating from 1714...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Carter
EC associated on terms of warmth and equality with men of letters or culture such as Samuel Johnson , Samuel Richardson , Thomas Birch , Moses Browne , Richard Savage , William and John Duncombe
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Singer Rowe
ESR enjoyed important friendships from around the age of twenty with Anne Finch, Lady Winchilsea , and Lady Hertford . Finch was twelve years older than ESR , and Hertford twenty-five years younger. They each...
Textual Production Elizabeth Carter
She also contributed an English version of an ode by Horace (ode fifteen of the first book) to The Works of Horace, in English Verse. By Several Hands, 1757, whose mastermind was William Duncombe .
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