[Rev.] John Anketell

Life
1750-? [var. Anketall; sometimes presumed to be Presbyterian]; ed. TCD; curate of Donaghendry; his “Yarico to Inkle” and “English and Latin Songs of Chevy Chase” appeared with Poems on Several Subjects (1793), a volume Dublin-printed with 1,339 subscriptions; other works include A Versification of the Book of Job and Christ’s Sermon on the Mount (1799) and Essays in Prose and Verse (1806); his Latin “Chevy Chase” is quoted in Lord Woodhouse’s Essay on Translation [q.d.]. RAF

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Works
Yarico to Inkle by a Young Gentleman of Trinity College, Dublin
(Dublin 1771); Poems on Several Subjects. To Which are Added “The Epistle of Yarico to Inkle”; and “The English and Latin Songs of Chevy Chase” (Dublin: William Porter [for the author] 1793), lvii, 333pp., 8vo. [incl. list of subscribers, p.4-21]; Do. (Boston: William Spotswood, no. 55 Marlboroughstreet 1795), xiii, 218 pp.; Strictures upon Paine’s Age of Reason: Into Which are Incorporated a Few Observations upon a Belfast Edition of Remarks upon Paine’s Pamphlet (Dublin: William Porter [for the author] 1796), vi, xxiii, [1], 193, [1]pp., 8vo.; A Versification of the Book of Job and Christ’s Sermon on the Mount (Dublin: printed for the author 1799), 106pp.; Essays in Prose and Verse (Belfast:[q.pub.] 1806); A Letter to the Rev. Henry Conwell ...( [Stewartstown, Northern Ireland]: Printed for the author 1807), 45pp.

Notes
Namesake: there is a namesake with hymnal and liturgical writings in Southport, Connecticut c.1895.

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