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A madman designated as the poet Nathaniel Lee in Bethlem Hospital. Mezzotint by J. Watts, 1778.
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Lettering: Nath.l Lee the mad poet. (From an original picture in the collection of Rich.d Cosway Esqr. R.A.) Author of eleven tragedies, which were received with applause, two of them were written after he had been confin'd in Bedlam four years, he attempted acting, but did not succeed, he was found dead in the street anno 1690 after a night of riot and extravagance. Through all the inmost chamber of the sky, May there not be a glimpse or starry spark, But gods meet gods and jostle in the dark. Lee's Oedipus. Dobson pinxt. Watts fecit.
Nath.l Lee the mad poet. (From an original picture in the collection of Rich.d Cosway Esqr. R.A.) Author of eleven tragedies, which were received with applause, two of them were written after he had been confin'd in Bedlam four years, he attempted acting,
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