William Collins

Biography of William Collins (1721 – 1759)

William Collins
William Collins (1721-1759)

William Collins (1721 – 1759), English poet, was educated at Winchester and Oxford, moved to London in the 1740s and spent the last years of his life in Chichester. Second in influence only to Thomas Gray, he was an important poet of the middle decades of the 18th century.

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Poems By William Collins


In The Downhill Of Life (No Comments »)
Ode To Evening (No Comments »)
Ode Written In The Beginning Of The Year 1746 (No Comments »)
The Passions (No Comments »)

Odes on Several Descriptive and Allegoric Subjects

Ode On The Poetical Character (No Comments »)