1816 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Samuel Hoole

Anonymous, in Biographical Dictionary of Living Authors (1816) 163.



SAMUEL HOOLE, A.M. and Minister of Poplar. His father was the ingenious Mr. John Hoole, translator of Tasso and Ariosto. The son received his education at Cambridge, and for some time served St. Alban, Wood-street; but for the most part he resided at Aling, in Surrey, as curate. He attended Dr. Johnson in his illness, and was kindly remembered by him in his will.