Definition of Swinburne

1. Noun. English poet (1837-1909).

Exact synonyms: Algernon Charles Swinburne
Generic synonyms: Poet



Definition of Swinburne

1. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Swinburne

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"In the 'Atalanta' Swinburne displayed for the first time that magical mastery of metrical form in which, jn all English literature, he is equaled hy Shelley ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"I take the case to be this, that Henry Swinburne was the only original debtor to ... Sir John Swinburne appears to have applied to the Bank at Newcastle ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1841)
"Mr Swinburne was a younger son of Sir John Swinburne of Capheaton, ... During this time- — and few times have been more eventful — Mr Swinburne visited ..."

4. Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"Swinburne, like Shelley, is well born; like Shelley, he has been from his early days ... At the beginning of the century Swinburne would certainly have been ..."

5. Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"Swinburne, like Shelley, is well born ; like Shelley, he has been from his early ... At the beginning of the century Swinburne would certainly have been ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"Swinburne achieved, first success, then scandal, and finally the lively admiration ... The present work, I believe, is the most complete study of Swinburne. ..."

7. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1918)
"He was the eldest son of Admiral Swinburne and Lady Jane, daughter of the ... The gift by which Swinburne first won his way to the hearts of a multitude of ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"In the 'Atalanta' Swinburne displayed for the first time that magical mastery of metrical form in which, jn all English literature, he is equaled hy Shelley ..."

9. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"I take the case to be this, that Henry Swinburne was the only original debtor to ... Sir John Swinburne appears to have applied to the Bank at Newcastle ..."

10. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1841)
"Mr Swinburne was a younger son of Sir John Swinburne of Capheaton, ... During this time- — and few times have been more eventful — Mr Swinburne visited ..."

11. Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"Swinburne, like Shelley, is well born; like Shelley, he has been from his early days ... At the beginning of the century Swinburne would certainly have been ..."

12. Pre-Raphaelite and Other Poets: Lectures by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"Swinburne, like Shelley, is well born ; like Shelley, he has been from his early ... At the beginning of the century Swinburne would certainly have been ..."

13. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"Swinburne achieved, first success, then scandal, and finally the lively admiration ... The present work, I believe, is the most complete study of Swinburne. ..."

14. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1918)
"He was the eldest son of Admiral Swinburne and Lady Jane, daughter of the ... The gift by which Swinburne first won his way to the hearts of a multitude of ..."

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