Samuel Rogers

(1763—1855) poet

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the son of a banker and himself a banker for some years, was a highly successful poet. In The Pleasures of Memory (1792) the author wanders reflectively round the villages of his childhood. He published a fragmentary epic, Columbus (1810); Jacqueline (1814); Italy (1822–8), a collection of verse tales; and Poems (1832).

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