Author:Soame Jenyns

Soame Jenyns

English writer and politician

Soame Jenyns


  • A Free Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Evil: In Six Letters to ____ (1756) (external scan)
  • Miscellaneous pieces, in verse and prose (1770) (external scan)
  • View of the internal Evidence of the Christian Religion (1776) (external scan)
  • Disquisitions on several Subjects (1782) (external scan)
  • Thoughts on a Parliamentary Reform (1784) (external scan)


  • The Art of Dancing: a Poem in three cantos (1727), (anon.) (external scan)
  • An Epistle to Lord Lovelace (1735)
  • Poems (1752)
chiefly reprinted from ‘Dodsley's Miscellany.’

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- This is an extract from a scathing review by Samuel Johnson in ‘Literary Magazine.’


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.