Algernon Charles, 1837–1909, English poet and critic.
Contemporary Examples

Jonathan Bate argues in the TLS that Swinburne was a master metrician as well as a pioneer in changing sexual attitudes.
Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard July 8, 2009

For Swinburne, there are physical signs that a God made everything else, and that is that.
“Why Does the World Exist?” by Jim Holt: Review Anthony Gottlieb July 16, 2012

Historical Examples

While Swinburne is by far the greater poet, Murray is by far the more important of the two from the ethnological point of view.
Atlantic Classics, Second Series Henry C. Merwin

He is, as Swinburne says, helmsman and chief: he is literally the Man at the Wheel.
Alarms and Discursions G. K. Chesterton

Mr. Swinburne might perhaps make the list nine, but he would certainly include Victor Hugo himself.
Classic French Course in English William Cleaver Wilkinson

Another Laus Veneris to another Swinburne might suggest itself.
The Book of Khalid Ameen Rihani

Mr. Swinburne is at the head of the new school, and he is a notorious heretic.
Arrows of Freethought George W. Foote

Swinburne had the utmost contempt for the narrowness of his outlook.
Old Familiar Faces Theodore Watts-Dunton

Had Swinburne been admitted earlier to the talk, he would not have taken his proper quantity of roast mutton.
And Even Now Max Beerbohm

To match them you would have to go to the poets—to Shakespeare—to Swinburne.
Suspended Judgments John Cowper Powys

Algernon Charles. 1837–1909, English lyric poet and critic


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