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Traherne

[truh-hurn]
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noun
  1. Thomas,1637?–74, English writer.
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  • Before his landing he was aduertised that an earle of Britaine which bare him heartie good will, had by treason Traherne slaine.

    Holinshed Chronicles, Volume I, Complete

    Raphaell Holinshed

  • Before his landing he was aduertised that an earle of Britaine which bare him Traherne slaine.

  • Is fame to be allowed to some of the obscure poets like Campion, Traherne, and Shenstone, who are known only to the specialist?

  • Is anything known of Traherne, said to have been reader at Lincoln's Inn temp.

  • Traherne's account of the gradual dimming of this early radiance, and his enforced change of values is equally unusual.

    Mysticism in English Literature

    Caroline F. E. Spurgeon


British Dictionary definitions for traherne

Traherne

noun
  1. Thomas . 1637–74, English mystical prose writer and poet. His prose works include Centuries of Meditations, which was discovered in manuscript in 1896 and published in 1908
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