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A poet, born in Northamptonshire; his sonnets, by their "linking," as Professor Saintsbury has it, "of nature's aspect to human feeling," were much admired by Coleridge, and their appearance is believed to have inaugurated a new era in English poetry, as developed in the Lake School (1762-1850).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Bowles, William Lisle'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​b/bowles-william-lisle.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.