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Samuel Rogers
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Born in Stoke Newington, London
Born on 30th of July 1763
Died on 18th of December 1855

Born 1763. Died 1855 - English poet.

Established reputation with his poems The Pleasures of Memory (1792). Other works included Jacqueline (1814) and Italy (1822-28). Had unkind tongue and better known for his ill nature than his poetry.

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