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While working towards his MA at Wadham College, Oxford in 1701, the future Professor of Poetry Joseph Trapp dedicated a poem to Henry Somerset, second Duke of Beaufort. Beaufort, a Tory, was a useful political connection for Trapp in the High-Church ...
Freedom was important to Charles Churchill. His great aim, as he explained in an early poem called Night (1761), was for him and his friends ‘To pass thro’ life as easy as we can’, unencumbered by serious commitments and ‘rude cares’ (ll. 256, 281). ...
Freedom was important to Charles Churchill. His great aim, as he explained in an early poem called Night (1761), was for him and his friends ‘To pass thro’ life as easy as we can’, unencumbered by serious commitments and ‘rude cares’ (ll. 256, 281). ...