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or Wy·at  (wī′ət), Sir Thomas 1503-1542.
English diplomat and poet noted for introducing the sonnet form into English literature.
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1. (Biography) James. 1746–1813, British architect; a pioneer of the Gothic Revival
2. (Biography) Sir Thomas. ?1503–42, English poet at the court of Henry VIII
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or Wy•at

(ˈwaɪ ət)

Sir Thomas, 1503?–42, English poet and diplomat.
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Cornelius Wyatt, a young artist, for whom I entertained feelings of warm friendship.
Wyatt's two sisters I knew very well, and most amiable and clever girls they were.
On the day in which I visited the ship (the fourteenth), Wyatt and party were also to visit it--so the captain informed me--and I waited on board an hour longer than I had designed, in hope of being presented to the bride, but then an apology came.
Wyatt's party arrived in about ten minutes after myself.
Wyatt had been closely veiled; and when she raised her veil, in acknowledging my bow, I confess that I was very profoundly astonished.
It was the first time I had ever known Wyatt to keep from me any of his artistical secrets; but here he evidently intended to steal a march upon me, and smuggle a fine picture to New York, under my very nose; expecting me to know nothing of the matter.
As the other barge drew near Russell saw that in it there sat Thomas Wyatt, a young poet and courtier of twenty-three.
The money and the leave were both forthcoming, and Thomas Wyatt passed to Italy.
And for that very reason it suited the times in which Wyatt lived.
Of course, when Wyatt came to Italy Petrarch had long been dead.
It is not perfect, it is not even Wyatt's best sonnet, but it is one of the most simple.
Wyatt, Pendril, and Gwilt are the solicitors of the gentleman in whose family Norah was employed.