Beddoes



Thomas Lovell
[luhv-uh l] /ˈlʌv əl/ (Show IPA), 1803–49, English dramatist and poet.
Historical Examples

Another method of inducing sleep is delivered in a very ingenious work lately published by Dr. Beddoes.
Zoonomia, Vol. I Erasmus Darwin

I have said already that the genius of Beddoes is not dramatic, but lyrical.
Figures of Several Centuries Arthur Symons

It is clear, therefore, that there is no one living to whom lovers of Beddoes owe so much as to Mr. Gosse.
Books and Characters Lytton Strachey

If a poet must be a critic of life, Beddoes was certainly no poet.
Books and Characters Lytton Strachey

“You will ride back to your post at once, Beddoes,” he commanded.
The Tavern Knight Rafael Sabatini

At any rate, Beddoes is among the roses: it is in his expression that his greatness lies.
Books and Characters Lytton Strachey

But Beddoes was attending to some sight down the corridor; and suddenly he pointed in fright.
Seed of the Arctic Ice H. G. Winter

As a portion of the column, the company of Pioneers under the command of Captain Beddoes did a great deal of very important work.
South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6) Louis Creswicke

It is easy to believe that Beddoes was always ready to begin a new play rather than finish an old one.
Books and Characters Lytton Strachey

Dr. Beddoes has always ridiculed the “Tractors,” in common with all other reasonable men.
The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 1 (of 2) John Ayrton Paris

noun
Thomas Lovell. 1803–49, British poet, noted for his macabre imagery, esp in Death’s Jest-Book (1850)

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