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Selected Poetry of Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. I Dug, Beneath the Cypress Shade
  2. Seamen Three
  3. The War-song of Dinas Vawr

Index to prose

  1. The Four Ages of Poetry (1820)

Biographical information

Given name: Thomas Love
Family name: Peacock
Birth date: 18 October 1785
Death date: 23 January 1866
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Samuel Peacock
          mother: Sarah Love Peacock
          wife: Jane Peacock (from 1820)
Education: School at Englefield Green, kept by Mr. Wicks
Literary period: modern
Occupation: Official of the East India Company: 1819 to 1856
          Lower Halliford, near Shepperton, Middlesex to 23 January 1866
          Stamford Street, Blackfriars
          Weymout, Dorset: 18 October 1785
          London: 1801
          North Wales: 1810 to 1811
          Great Marlow: 1815
Illness: Influenza: 1825 to 1826
First RPO edition: 1996-2000