1806–1844

July 20, 1806, Kames Castle, Isle of Bute, Scotland.

September 18, 1844, Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

Old St. Boniface churchyard, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight.

Sterling attended Cambridge University and went on to a career as author and critic. In 1828, he and F. D. Maurice bought the Athenacum, but kept the publication only six months. Sterling’s works include:

Julius Hare edited Sterling’s works in 1848, and Sterling’s friend Thomas Carlyle wrote his biography in 1851.

  1. O Source Divine, and Life of All
  2. When Up to Nightly Skies We Gaze

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