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John Hookham Frere and His Friends.

Gabrielle Festing

John Hookham Frere and His Friends.

by Gabrielle Festing

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Published by James Nisbet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frere, John Hookham, -- 1769-1846.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination362p. ;
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22816447M

    From A Miscellany containing Richard of Bury’s Philobiblon, The Basilikon Dōron of King James I., Monks and Giants by John Hookham Frere, The Cypress Crown by De La Motte Fouqué translated out of German into English by a Dutchman and The Library, A Poem by George Crabbe, with an Introduction by Henry Morley; George Routledge and Sons, London, ; pp. The translator is John Hookham Frere, the diplomatist and miscellaneous author. "His translations of Aristophanes cannot fail to be the most lasting memorial of his genius, and the manner in which he has successfully caught the spirit of the original comedies places him in an almost unique place as a translator" (DNB).

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    The Works of John Hookham Frere in Verse and Prose Now First Collected with a Prefatory Memoir (Binding, Fine - F. Bedford) His Nephews W. E. and Sir Bartle Frere; (Frere, John Hookham, ). In a statement issued by the Planning Authority, Martin Saliba Chairperson of the Planning Authority’s Executive Council said that although most of this property, which is one of the finest examples of 18th century Neoclassical British architecture in Malta, has already been protected as a Grade 2 building for several years, they strongly feel that Villa Frere merits the highest level of.


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Excerpt from John Hookham Frere and His Friends T is impossible to let this book go forth without trying to express my gratitude for the help and advice afforded by those whom I consulted while writing it.

William Rossetti generously placed at my disposal the whole Cited by: 2. Full text of "John Hookham Frere and His Friends" See other formats. John Hookham Frere is the author of Aristohpanes ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), A Miscellany ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published 20 /5.

John Hookham Frere, a diplomatist and author, was the eldest son of John Frere of Roydon Hall, near Diss, Norfolk, by his wife Jane, only child of John Hookham of Beddington, Surrey, a rich London merchant, was born in London on 21 Mayand in went from a preparatory school at Putney to Eton, where he formed his lifelong friendship with Canning.

John Hookham Frere PC was an English diplomat and author. Life Frere was born in London. His father, John Frere, the member of a Suffolk family, had been educated at Caius College, Cambridge, and would have been senior wrangler in but for the competition of William Paley; his mother, Jane, daughter of John Hookham, a rich London merchant, was cultured and wrote verse in.

Robert Shelton Mackenzie: "John Hookham Frere, the friend of Scott and Southey, will principally be recollected by his facetious poem written under the nom de plume of Whistlecraft (and called The Monks and the Giants), which suggested to Lord Byron the stanza, in which he afterwards wrote Beppo and Don Juan.

Frere, born indied in Background He was born in London on the 21st of May His father, John Frere, a gentleman of agood Suffolk family, had been educated at Caius College, Cambridge, and would have been senior wrangler in but for the redoubtable competition of Paley; his mother, daughter of John Hookham, a rich London merchant, was a lady of no small culture, accustomed to amuse her leisure with verse.

John Hookham Frere, pseudonym William and Robert Whistlecraft, (bornLondon, Eng.—died Jan. 7,Valletta, Malta), British diplomat and man of letters. Frere was educated at Eton, where he met the future statesman George Canning (with whom he collaborated on The Anti-Jacobin), and at the University of entered the Foreign Office, in becoming.

The Works Of John Hookham Frere In Verse And Prose, Volume 1 [Frere, John Hookham, Sir Bartle Frere, William Edward Frere] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Works Of John Hookham Frere In Verse And Prose, Volume 1 Author: John Hookham Frere.

"Frere, John Hookham," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (–) in 63 vols. " Frere, John Hookham," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., ) Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy John Hookham Frere And His Friends at   FRERE, JOHN HOOKHAM (–), English diplomatist and author, was born in London on the 21st of May His father, John Frere, a gentleman of a good Suffolk family, had been educated at Caius College, Cambridge, and would have been senior wrangler in but for the redoubtable competition of Paley; his mother, daughter of John Hookham, a rich London merchant.

John Hookham Frere PC was an English diplomat and author. Life Frere was born in London. His father, John Frere, the member of a Suffolk family, had been educated at Caius College, Cambridge, and would have been senior wrangler in but for the competition of William Paley; his mother, Jane, daughter of John Hookham, a rich London merchant, was cultured and wrote verse in private.

The Englishman John Hookham Frere pursued careers in both diplomacy and literature. He is noted especially for his unparalleled translations of the Greek comic playwright Aristophanes.

The son of amateur paleontologist John Frere and the uncle of colonial administrator Henry Bartle Frere, John Hookham Frere was born onin London. John Hookham Frere and His Friends. By Gabrielle Festing. - London - James Nisbet and Co.

Ltd. " by ";(viii) pp. DETAILS. A biography of John Hookham Frere, English diplomat and author. Including his letters to Canning, Pitt, Addington, and many other correspondents.

George Canning, John Hookham Frere, George Ellis, William Gifford. Wright, - English poetry - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Let no persuasive art tempt you to place Your confidence in crafty minds and base.

How can it answer. Will their help avail, When danger presses, and your foes assail. The blessing, which the gods in bounty send, Will they consent to share it with a friend. To bestrew the waves with scattered grain, To cultivate the surface of the main, Is not a task more absolutely vain.

The works of John Hookham Frere in verse & prose / now first collected with a prefatory memoir by his nephews W.E. & Sir Bartle Frere Frere, John Hookham, [ Book: ].

Frere, John Hookham, –, British writer and diplomat. He was a member of Parliament (–) and with his friend George Canning Canning, George, –, British. John Hookham Frere Long before "Beppo," the experiment of imitating the well-known Italian school, which unites so strangely the wildest romance of chivalry with pungent satire and good-humored pleasantry, had been successfully tried by John Hookham Frere, one of Mr.

Canning's most brilliant coadjutors in the poetry of the "Anti-Jacobin.".John Hookham Frere ( – January 7, ) was an English diplomat and author. This article on an author is a stub. You can help Wikiquote by expanding it.JOHN HOOKHAM FREREA FOR Mrs. Festing's admirably edited book we have but one word of reproach; it gives us a better vision of Frere's friends than of himself.

Canning and Lady Erroll, Joseph Wolff and the elder Rossetti, are all sketched in their own letters, but the recipient of so much amiable news remains half-hid in the background. However, a man may be jadged by the letters he receives.