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- noun a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
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Sir Julius Cæsar, prefixed to the first-named work, the writer speaks of having "once belonged to the _Innes of Court_," and says he was "no usuall poetizer, but, to barre idlenesse, imployed that little talent the Muses conferr'd upon him in this little tract."
Yet Hawthorne is essentially a domestic writer, -- a poetizer of the hearth-stone.
The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne Frank Preston Stearns 1881
George Sand has ever been regarded as a poetizer of rural life, an arch-idealist of her humbler country-folks.
In the Heart of the Vosges And Other Sketches by a "Devious Traveller" Matilda Betham-Edwards 1877
This poetizer, who seems to have been wholly devoid of genius, but to have possessed a certain talent for hitting the taste of the hour, was then held in high esteem; he has long since been forgotten.
Robert Burns John Campbell Shairp 1852
Yet Hawthorne is essentially a domestic writer, ” a poetizer of the hearth-stone.
The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne Stearns, Frank P 1906
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