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an English divine, poet and scholar. In 1817 he published anonymously, 'Poems, founded upon the Poems of Meleager,' which were re-edited in 1818 under the title of 'Trifles, imitative of the Chaster Style of Meleager.' The latter volume was dedicated to Thomas Moore, who describes the poems as 'done with much elegance.' Barnard was presented to Brantingthorp, Yorkshire, from which is dated his next publication, 'The Protestant Beadsman' (1822), This is described as a "delightful little volume on the saints and martyrs commemorated by the English church, containing biographical notices of them, and hymns upon each of them."
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