Father of peace, O turn once more

Father of peace, O turn once more

Author: W. Taylor
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Author: W. Taylor

Taylor, William, the son of a manufacturer, was born at Norwich, Nov. 7, 1765, and educated at Mr. Barbauld's school at Palgrave (see p. 113, ii.). After travelling abroad, he settled at Norwich in 1782. In 1791 he retired from business and devoted himself to literature. He was a frequent contributor to the Monthly, the Critical, and other Reviews, and was one of the first to introduce the study of German literature into England. His translations of Lessing's Nathan der Weise appeared in 1191, and of Goethe's Iphigenie in Tauris in 1793. In 1813 he published English Synonyms Discriminated, and in 1828-30 his Historical Survey of German Poetry, 3 vols. He died March 5, 1836. A Memoir of the Life and Writings of William Taylor, by J. W. Robbe… Go to person page >

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Author: W. Taylor
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