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Mark Akenside
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Birth: 1721
Death: 1770

Poet, and Royal Physician. In 1744 Akenside wrote his best-known poem 'Pleasures Of Imagination' and the political satire 'Epistle To Curio'. This sample of his work is from his 'The Nightingale':

O sacred bird! let me at eve,
Thus wandering all alone,
Thy tender counsel oft receive,
Bear witness to thy pensive airs,
And pity Nature's common cares,
Till I forget my own.

 
 
Burial:
St James Church
Piccadilly
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Plot: unmarked
 
Created by: Mark McManus
Record added: Oct 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12211425
Mark Akenside
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- J.A. & D.S.
 Added: Jul. 13, 2010

- (Linda Buck Orander
 Added: Jan. 3, 2008
REST IN PEACE
- C
 Added: Jan. 6, 2007
 
 
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