Samuel Bishop

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For the former Nova Scotia politician, see Samuel Henry Bishop.
Samuel Bishop
Born 21 September 1731
London, England
Died 17 November 1795
Nationality English
Occupation poet, schoolmaster

Samuel Bishop (21 September 1731 – 17 November 1795) was a poet born in London, and educated at Merchant Taylors' School and Oxford University. He then took orders and served as Headmaster of Merchant Taylor's School (1783-1795). His poems on miscellaneous subjects fill two quarto volumes and the best of them are those to his wife and daughter. He also published essays.

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 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