1848 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

William Knox

Rufus Griswold, in Sacred Poets (1848; 1866) 439.



WILLIAM KNOX, the author of Songs of Israel, and The Harp of Sion, was born in humble life in Roxburgshire, in 1789, and died in Edinburgh in 1825. Some of his pieces evince fancy and feeling, and a fine command of poetical language.