Jane Taylor one of the well known Taylors of Ongar a family who seem to have had a hereditary taste for literature Their works are recorded in a volume entitled The Family Pen edited by her grandfather the Rev Isaac Taylor Incumbent of St Matbias Bethnal Green Jane was born in London 23rd September 1783 Her father Isaac Taylor author of Scenes in Europe Ac was originally a line engraver but afterwards became minister of an Independent congregation at Colchester in Essex He gave his children a good education and careful training under his own superintendence Jane began to scribble verses when she was nine years of age Along with her slater Ann afterwards Mrs Gilbert she published Original Poems and Hymns for Infant Minds which are deservedly popular She is also the author of Essays in Rhyme Display &c t ifcc She died at Ongar in Essex 12th April 1824 Isaac Taylor author of the Natural History of Enthusiasm and many other prose works is a brother of Jane Taylor,+the+air+was+sweet%22&source=bl&ots=KgVuxtRMNU&sig=35HB9uAEYXPdwJO7TKJYoG6VBSY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj1xeW10KLMAhUB_2MKHXY7D18Q6AEIITAC#v=onepage&q=%22The%20sun%20had%20risen%2C%20the%20air%20was%20sweet%22&f=false