ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Joseph Cockfield

(1740 ca.-1816)


Little appears to be known of Joseph Cockfield, a Quaker poet of independent means who took an interest in botany and corresponded with William Shenstone, John Hoole, John Langhorne, and John Scott of Amwell. After the death of his wife, Scott retired for a time to Cockfield's house at Upton.


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1761Ode to Health.

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