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 Poet Squab.Poets’ Corner (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Poets (Greek, poieo, to make).
 
Skalds of Scandinavia (etym., scalla, to sing, Swedish, etc.)   1
   Minnesingers of the Holy Empire (Germany), love-singers.   2
   Troubadours of Provenee in France (troubar, to invent, in the Provencal dialect).   3
   Trouvères of Normandy (trouver, to invent, in the Walloon dialect).   4
   Bards of Wales (bardgan, a song, Celtic).   5
   Poet of Haslemere (The). Alfred Tennyson (Lord Tennyson), poet laureate (1809–1893). (See BARD.)   6
   Poet of the poor. Rev. George Crabbe (1754–1832).   7
   Prince of poets. Edmund Spenser is so called on his monument in Westminster Abbey. (1553–1598.)   8
   Prince of Spanish poets. Garcila’so de la Vega, frequently so called by Cervantes. (1503–1536.)   9
   Quaker poet (The). Bernard Barton (1784–1849).   10
 


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