1816 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Rogers

Anonymous, in Biographical Dictionary of Living Authors (1816) 299.



Samuel Rogers, a banker of the city of London, and the son of a gentleman of the same profession, who, in 1780, had a severe contest with the present Lord Sheffield, then Colonel Holroyd, for the representation of Coventry. Mr. Rogers received a most liberal education, and has greatly distinguished himself by his urbanity and refined taste. He has written,

An Ode to Superstition, with other Poems, 4to, 1786. — The Pleasures of Memory, 4to. 1792. Of this there have been several editions. — An Epistle to a Friend, with other Poems, 4to, 1798. — Poems, including the Voyage of Columbus, 8vo. 1812. — Jaqueline, a tale, printed with Lord Byron's Lara, 12mo. 1809.