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Rogers, Samuel

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Born: 1763 AD
Died: 1855 AD, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Poets

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1763 - Born on the 30th of July in Stoke Newington, near London.

1792 - Rogers attained eminence with the publication of his discursive poem The Pleasures of Memory.

1793 - He inherited a banking firm, and for the next half century he maintained an influential position as a leading figure in London society and as a generous host to brilliant company.

         - The amusing, though often unkind, conversations held at his breakfast and dinner parties were recorded by Alexander Dyce and published as Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers.

1855 - Died on the 18th of December in London.


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