Smith, Goldwin (M)

b. 13 August 1823. d. 7 June 1910. Nationality: English.
Translator, journalist, and historian. Pseudonym: “X.” Educated at Christ Church, and Magdalen Colleges, Oxford. Staff writer for the *Morning Chronicle* and the *Saturday Review*. Contributed to *Edinburgh Review*, *Fortnightly Review*, *Contemporary Review*, *Nineteenth Century*, *The Times* and *Daily News*. Elected to the Athenaeum (1851). Campaigned against slavery in the United States during the Civil War. Moved to Toronto, Canada in 1871 but continued to visit England frequently. Married Harriet Elizabeth Mann Dixon on 30 September 1875. Helped found the newspapers the *Telegram* in Toronto (1876) and * The Tribune* in Winnipeg (1890). Published his own newspaper *The Bystander* from 1880-1890 and contributed articles from it to *The Week: An Independent Journal of Politics, Society and Literature* which he also founded. Contributed tp American newspapers the *New York Times* and *Nation*. Acquainted with Matthew Arnold, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, and William Gladstone. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Od. I. 11. “Tu Ne Quæsieris” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14179
Od. I. 31. “Quid Dedicatum” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14180
Od. III. 21. “O Nata Mecum” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14178
Od. III. 13. “O Fons Bandusiæ” 1865-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14181