Philips, Ambrose (16781749)

Philips, Ambrose, minor poet, born in Leicester, of good family; friend of Addison and Steele, and a Whig in politics; held several lucrative posts, chiefly in Ireland; wrote pastorals in vigorous and elegant verse, and also some short sentimental verses for children, which earned for him from Henry Carey the nickname of “Namby-Pamby” (16781749).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Philippine Islands * Philips, John
Philip VI.
Philip II.
Philip V.
Philip the Bold
Philip the Good
Philiphaugh
Philippi
Philippians, Epistle to the
Philippic
Philippine Islands
Philips, Ambrose
Philips, John
Philips, Katherine
Philistine
Philistines
Phillip, John
Phillips, Wendell
Philo Judæus
Philocretes
Philomela
Philopœmon