A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Browne, Isaac Hawkins
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Browne, Isaac Hawkins (1705-1760). -- Is remembered as the author of some clever imitations of contemporary poets on the theme of A Pipe of Tobacco, somewhat analogous to the Rejected Addresses of a later day. He also wrote a Latin poem on the immortality of the soul. B., who was a country gentleman and barrister, had great conversational powers. He was a friend of Dr. Johnson.