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Warton

(ˈwɔːtən)
n
1. (Biography) Joseph. 1722–1800, British poet and critic, noted for his poem The Enthusiast (1744) and his Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope (1756)
2. (Biography) his brother Thomas. 1728–90, poet laureate (1785–90); author of the poem The Pleasures of Melancholy (1747) and the first History of English Poetry (1774–81)

War•ton

(ˈwɔr tn)
n.
Thomas, 1728–90, English poet and critic: poet laureate 1785–90.