Barry Cornwall (21 November 1787 – 5 October 1874 / Leeds, England)
Bryan Waller Procter who wrote under the name Barry Cornwall was an English poet.
Born at Leeds, Yorkshire, he was educated at Harrow School, where he had for contemporaries Lord Byron and Robert Peel. On leaving school he was placed in the office of a solicitor at Calne, Wiltshire, remaining there until about 1807, when he returned to London to study law. By the death of his father in 1816 he became possessed of a small property, and soon after entered into partnership with a solicitor; but in 1820 the partnership was dissolved, and he began to write under the pseudonym of "Barry ... more »
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- A Petition To Time
- A Poet’s Thought
- Golden-Tressed Adelaide
- In France
- King Death
- Peace! What Do Tears Avail?
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