At Appleby Castle, Cumberland, Samuel Daniel was tutor to the high-spirited Lady A nne Clifford, daughter of George Ciiiford, Earl of Cumberland, the celebrated adventurer, to whose beauty and accomplishments he pays many flattering compliments in his works. In this castle there is a portrait of Daniel, painted by order of Lady A nne Clifford, as part of the family group of Cliffords. She is repre...
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he age of fifteen standing in her study, dressed in white, embroidered with flowers, her head adorned with great pearls; one hand is on a music book; her flute lies by her side. Samuel Daniel was the son of a music master, born near Taunton, in Somersetshire, 1561. His poetical works are republished in Volume 4of the Works of the British Poets. A poetical sketch of this Poet Laureate written by Fitz Geoffrey, is as follows: If Spencer merits Roman Virgil sname, Daniel at least comes in for Ovids fame. If Spencer rather claims A ppollo swit, Virgil sillustrious name will Daniel fit. No higher than Apollo can we go But, if a loftier title you can show, That greater name let Spencer s Muse command, And Daniel be the Phoebus of our land; For, in my judgment, of the God of verse In English would heroic deeds rehearse. No language so expressive he would choose As that of English Daniel slofty Muse. He succeeded Spencer as Poet Laureate to Queen Elizabeth, and was also a great favorite of the Court of James I. As such, he was a Troubadour of the 16th and 17th centuries. He died October(Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)About the PublisherForgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to