Who is Winthrop Mackworth Praed



Winthrop Mackworth Praed Winthrop Mackworth Praed (28 July 1802 – 15 July 1839)—typically written as W. Mackworth Praed—was an English politician and poet.

LifeEarly life Praed was born in London. The family name of Praed was derived from the marriage of the poet's great-grandfather to a Cornish heiress. Winthrop's father, William Mackworth Praed, was a serjeant-at-law (1756–1835) and revising barrister for Bath. His m...
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  • Belle Of The Ball, The
    Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams
    Had been of being wise and witty,
    Ere I had done with writing themes,
    Or yawn'd o'er this infernal Chitty; ...
  • Everyday Characters Iv - My Partner
    'There is, perhaps, no subject of more universal interest in the whole range of natural knowledge, than that of the unceasing fluctuations which take place in the atmosphere in which we are immersed.'
    -- British Almanack.

    At Cheltenham, where one drinks one's fill ...
  • Everyday Characters I - The Vicar
    Some years ago, ere time and taste
    Had turned our parish topsy-turvy,
    When Darnel Park was Darnel Waste,
    And roads as little known as scurvy, ...
  • Everyday Characters Ii - Quince
    Fallentis semita vit*. â?? Hor.


    Near a small village in the West, ...
  • A Letter Of Advice
    You tell me you're promised a lover,
    My own Araminta, next week;
    Why cannot my fancy discover
    The hue of his coat, and his cheek? ...
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Never 7 Love 7 I Love You 7 Lady 6 Friend 6 White 6 Heart 5 Rose 5 Knowledge 5 Everyday 5


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  • Plastic_bio: john bull was beat at waterloo!they’ll swear to that in france. - winthrop mackworth praed
  • Quotebread: "of science and logic he chatters, as fine and as fast as he can; though i am no judge of such matters, i’m sure he’s a talented man." - winthrop mackworth praed
  • Book_addict: happy birthday to english poet and politician winthrop mackworth praed (july 26, 1802), author of “trash” (1833) et al.
  • Book_addict: happy birthday to english poet and politician winthrop mackworth praed (july 26, 1802), author of “trash” (1833) et al.
  • Somequotesbot: "she was our queen, our rose, our star;and then she danced—o heaven, her dancing!" - winthrop mackworth praed
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