Samuel Say was a school-fellow of Isaac Watts and John Hughes at Thomas Rowe's dissenting academy. He was pastor at Ipswich (1725) and Long Ditch, Westminster (1734-43); his poems were posthumously edited by his childhood friend, William Duncombe.
A sermon preach'd to the Societies for the Reformation of Manners. 1736.
A sermon chiefly address'd to young people; for the benefit of the charity school in Gravel Lane. 1737.
Israel and England compared. A Sermon. 1741.
Poems on several occasions: and two critical essays, ed. William Duncombe. 1745.