Edward Young (c. 3 July 1683 – 5 April 1765) was an English poet, critic, philosopher and theologian, best remembered for Night-Thoughts.
Edward Young (c. Young was a son of Edward Young, later Dean of Salisbury, and was born at his father's rectory at Upham, near Winchester, where he was baptized on 3 July 1683. He was educated at Winchester College, and matriculated at New College, Oxford, in 1702.
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Edward Young was born in 1683 to Edward Young, and was baptized on 3 July1683. He attended the Winchester College and later matriculated from New College, Oxford.
Edward Young was born in 1683 to Edward Young, and was baptized on 3 July1683. After shifting to Corpus Christi, at the behest of Archbishop Tenison, he was awarded a law fellowship at ‘All Souls’. Edward Young’s first publication was an ‘Epistle t. ord Lansdoune’ written in 1713, followed by a ‘Poem on the Last Day’, dedicated to Queen Anne. In 1714, he published ‘The Force of Religion: or Vanquished Love’ which was dedicated to the Countess of Salisbury.
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Edward Young (baptized 3 July 1683 - 5 April 1765) was an English poet, best remembered for Night Thoughts. Young was the son of the rector of Upham, Hampshire, where he was born. After being at Winchester School and Oxford he accompanied the Duke of Wharton to Ireland.
14 poems of Edward Young. Edward Young (1683-1765), British poet, playwright. In Complete Works, ed. J. Doran (1968) ''Procrastination is the thief of time. Doran (1968) ''Our birth is nothing but our death begun. Doran (1968). 3 July 1683 – April 5, 1765) was an English poet, best remembered for Night-Thoughts. In records that defy the tooth of time. The Statesman's Creed. Ah! what is human life?How, like the dial's tardy-moving shade,Day after day slides from us unperceiv'd!The cunning fugitive is swift by stealth;Too subtle is the movement to be seen;Yet soon the hour is up-and we are gone. Busiris (1719), Act V, sc. i. Great let me call him, for he conquered me.
Edward Young (3 July 1683 – 5 April 1765) was an English poet, best remembered for Night-Thoughts. with a life by John Doran, appeared in 1854
Edward Young (3 July 1683 – 5 April 1765) was an English poet, best remembered for Night-Thoughts. with a life by John Doran, appeared in 1854. Sir Herbert Croft wrote the life included in Johnson's Lives of the Poets, but the critical remarks are by Johnson. Selections from Night Thoughts was also set by New England Congregationalist composer William Billings in his Easter Anthem.