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William Whitehead
English poet.
William Whitehead



  • The Roman Father (1750)
  • Creusa, Queen of Athens (1754)
  • The School for Lovers (1762)


  • On the Danger of writing in Verse (1741)
  • Atys and Adrastus
  • Ridicule (1743)
  • Hymn to the Nymph of Bristol Spring (1751)
  • The Sweepers
  • Variety, a Tale for Married People
  • The Goat's Beard
  • Verses to the People of England
  • A Charge to the Poets (1762)
  • A Pathetic Apology for all Laureates, past, present, and to come
  • Trip to Scotland

Collected worksEdit

  • Plays and Poems (1774), in two vols.

Works about WhiteheadEdit


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