Epistle to Mrs. Tyler by Smart, Christopher

LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Epistle to Mrs. Tyler by Christopher Smart. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 25, 2012.

Christopher Smart (11 April 1722 – 21 May 1771), also known as “Kit Smart”, “Kitty Smart”, and “Jack Smart”, was an English poet. He was a major contributor to two popular magazines and a friend to influential cultural icons like Samuel Johnson and Henry Fielding. Smart, a high church Anglican, was widely known throughout London. Although he is primarily recognized as a religious poet, his poetry includes various other themes, such as his theories on nature and his promotion of English nationalism. (Summary from Wikipedia)

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