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Palmer Samuel

Palmer, Samuel, born in London in 1805, began as a child to show a talent for painting, and exhibited in the Royal Academy at the age of fourteen. Ill-health having compelled him to leave London, he settled in Kent, where he devoted himself to water-colour painting with great success. The illustrations which he produced for LAllegro and II Penseroso are typical examples of his best style. He died at Eeigate in 1881.

“It is most profitable, it is blessed, to be always looking beyond second causes in all our trials and distresses, and to discern the Lord's hand, in infinite love and wisdom, appointing all. For this brings the soul into a state of resignation and tranquility at least, if not of holy Joy.”
–Robert Hawker, Poor Man’s Commentary, Psalm 17