No man e’er felt the halter draw, With good opinion of the law.
But optics sharp it needs, I ween, To see what is not to be seen.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
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|Birth:||24th April, 1750|
|Death:||11th May, 1831|
John Trumbull was born in Connecticut, USA. He was an American poet and jurist, known for his political satire, and a leader of the Hartford Wits. He studied law at Yale University. He passed the bar examinations in 1773 and moved to Boston. He first held office in 1789 as a state’s attorney and subsequently as a state legislator and a judge until 1819. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1791. His first major literary work was a satirical poem, The Progress of Dullness which was published in 1772 and 1773. His best known work, M'Fingal, a long poem, appeared in installments beginning in 1776, with additional cantos appearing some five years later. The first collection of his poetry, The Poetical Works of John Trumbull was published in 1820.
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