ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

George Ogle

(1704-1746)


George Ogle was the son of an Irish gentlemen who gained reputation as a translator; he was patronized by Dr. Richard Meade (1673-1754). His son, also George Ogle, (1742-1814) was like his father a poet and member of the Irish Parliament.


TEXT RECORDS:

1726The Liffy: a Fable.
1726The Liffy: Dedicatory Epistle.
1741[Spenser's Continuation of the Squire's Tale].

PUBLICATIONS:

Basia, or the kisses in Latin and English verse [part trans. Ogle]. 1731.
Epistles of Horace imitated. 1735.
The second epistle of Horace imitated. 1735.
Antiquities explained: being a collection of figured gems illustrated by descriptions taken from the classics. 1737.
The legacy hunter: the fifth satire of the second book of Horace imitated. 1737.
The miser's feast: the eight satire of the second book of Horace imitated. 1737.
The third epistle of the first book of Horace imitated. 1738.
The fifth epistle of the first book of Horace imitated. 1738.
The eleventh epistle of the first book of Horace imitated. 1738.
The twelfth epistle of the first book of Horace imitated. 1738.
Gualtheris and Griselda: or the Clerk of Oxford's tale; from Boccace, Petrarch and Chaucer. 1739.
The Canterbury tales of Chaucer, moderniz'ed by several hands. 3 vols, 1741.