James Bramston

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James Bramston
Born c. 1694
Died 1744 (aged c. 50)
Nationality English
Occupation satirist

James Bramston (circa 1694 - 1744), satirist, educated at Westminster School and Oxford, took orders and was later Vicar of Harting. His poems are The Art of Politics (1729), in imitation of Horace, and The Man of Taste (1733), in imitation of Alexander Pope. He also parodied Phillips's Splendid Shilling in The Crooked Sixpence. His verses have some liveliness.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainCousin, John William (1910). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource