1912 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Samuel Thomson

D. J. O'Donoghue, in Poets of Ireland (1912) 453.



SAMUEL THOMSON. — Poems on Various Subjects, Belfast, 1793, 12mo; Poems, Belfast, 1797, 8vo; New Poems, Belfast, 1799, 8vo; Simple Poems, Belfast, 1806, 12mo.

Of Carngreine, Templepatrick, Co. Atrim, born on May 27, 1766, and died on June 1, 1816. Was a schoolmaster and lived a secluded life in a cottage on the north side of Lyle Hill. In March, 1794, he visited Robert Burns, who gave him an autograph "Song to Clarinda."