Lake poets

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Lake poets Three English poets ( William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey) who lived in the Lake District around 1800.

Lake Poets

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Lake Poets the poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, and William Wordsworth, who lived in and were inspired by the Lake District; they are also known as the Lake School. Both terms are first recorded in the Edinburgh Review of 1816; the pejorative Lakers, however, antedates them by two years.

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Lake poets