An English poet and historian, was the son of a music-master, and was born near Taunton, in Somersetshire, in 1562. Another son, John Daniel, was a musician, who held some offices at court, and was the author of Songs for the Lute, Viol and Voice (1606).
In 1579 Samuel was admitted a commoner of Magdalen Hall, Oxford, where he remained'for about three years, and then gave himself up to the unrestrained study of poetry and philosophy. The name of Samuel Daniel is given as the servant of Lord Stafford, ambassador in France, in 1586, and probably refers to the poet. He was first encouraged and, if we may believe him, taught in verse, by the famous countess of Pembroke, whose honour... more »
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- Sonnet IX: If This Be Love
- Love is a Sickness
- Delia VI: Fair is my love, and cruel as ...
- Beauty, Time, and Love
- Sonnet I: Unto the Boundless Ocean
- Delia XLV: Care-charmer Sleep, son of th...
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- Sonnet LVI: As to the Roman
- Sonnet III: If So It Hap
- Delia XXXIII: When men shall find thy fl...
- Ulysses and the Siren
- Sonnet XXVI: Look In My Griefs
- Sonnet II: Go, Wailing Verse
- Sonnet LI: I Must Not Grieve My Love
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