Samuel Cobb (baptized 1675 - 1713) was an English poet, critic and school master who was known for a light hearted, ironic pose in his verse and a witty, good natured personal life. He was born in London and orphaned early in his life. He attended Christ's Hospital under the Lord Mayor's charity and continued with indigent aid to Trinity College, Cambridge for his B.A. in 1698 and M.A. in 1702.... more »
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