Author:Samuel Croxall

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Samuel Croxall

Anglican churchman, writer and translator, particularly noted for his edition of Aesop's Fables.

Samuel Croxall


  • An original canto of Spencer (1713)
  • Another original canto of Spencer: design'd as part of his Fairy queen but never printed (1714)
  • An ode humbly inscrib'd to the King, occasion'd by His Majesty's most auspicious succession and arrival (1714)
  • Incendiaries no Christians. A sermon preach'd at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, October the 9th, 1715. By S. Croxall (1715)
  • Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books (1717), Books VI., VIII.
  • The fair Circassian: a dramatic performance. Done from the original by a gentleman-commoner of Oxford (1720)
  • The secret history of Pythagoras, part I: (Τά Πυθαγόρο το τηϛ Σοϕίαϛ ϕίλο απόρρηΊα), translated from the original copy lately found at Otranto in Italy (1721) (external scan)
  • Fables of Aesop and others (1722), by Aesop
  • A select collection of novels and histories (1722), in six volumes
  • A sermon preach'd before the Honourable House of Commons, at St. Margaret's Westminster, on Friday, January XXX. 1729. By Samuel Croxall, D.D. chaplain in Ordinary to His Majesty (1730)
  • Scripture politics: being a view of the original constitution, and subsequent revolutions in the government religious and civil, of that people, out of whom the Saviour of the world was to arise; as it is contained in the Bible (1735)

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