ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Lawrence Hynes Halloran

(1766-1831)


Lawrence Hynes Halloran (or O'Halloran) was born in Ireland, and was master of Alphington Academy near Exeter in the early 1790s. He later served as a naval chaplain, in which capacity he participated in the battle of Trafalgar aboard the Britiannia. Halloran afterwards settled in South Africa, where he was convicted of forgery in 1818. Transported to Sydney, New South Wales, he operated a successful grammar school in the later years of his life.



TEXT RECORDS:

1798Lines on the late Victory obtained over the Toulon Fleet by Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson, K.B.
1812Tributary Stanzas of affectionate Regard to the Memory of Wm. Dawson, Esq.

PUBLICATIONS:

An ode on the proposed visit of their Majesties to the City of Exeter. 1791.
Poems on various occasions. 1791.
A collection of odes, poems, and translations. 1791.
On the duties of compassion and benevolence: a sermon. 1795?
History of May-flower. A Circassian tale. 1796.
A sermon, for the general fast, 8th of March, 1797. 1797.
Four occasional poems as a specimen of an intended publication ... of a miscellaneous collection now preparing for the press. 1799.
On the observance of the Sabbath, a sermon. 1800.
The female volunteer, or, The dawning of peace, a drama in three acts. 1801.
Lachrymae Hibernicae, or the genius of Erin's complaint, a ballad ... and a pair of epigrams. 1801.
The battle of Trafalgar, a poem. To which is added, a selection of fugitive pieces. Chiefly written at sea. 1806.
Tributary stanzas of affectionate regard to the memory of William Dawson, Esq. of Liverpool. 1812.
Proposals for the foundation and support of a public free grammar school in the town of Sydney, New South Wales. 1825.