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  • Blewett, Jean. The Cornflower and Other Poems. Toronto: William Briggs, 1906. Internet Archive.
  • --. Jean Blewett's Poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1922. Internet Archive.
  • --. Heart Songs. Toronto: George N. Morang, 1897. Internet Archive.
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  • Clark, Walter Aaron. "Money-Coutts, Francis Burdett." New Grove Dictionary of Opera. Ed. Stanley Sadie. London: Macmillan, 1992.
  • Coutts, Francis. The Girls of England. London: Hatchards, 1882. Available at the University of Toronto Libraries Online Resources.
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born on 29 May, 1874 at 32 Sheffield Terrace, Campden Hill, London. He was the elder son of Edward Chesterton (an estate agent) and Marie Louise (née Grosjean). As Chesterton would later emphasize in his Autobiography (1936), he had a comfortable upbringing in a middle-class family and a generally happy childhood.

Biography: 
  • Newbolt, Henry. Admirals All and Other Verses. London: Elkin Mathews, 1897. PR 5103.N4 A6 1981 Robarts Library
  • --. The Island Race. London: Elkin Mathews, 1899. PR 5103.N4 I8 Robarts Library
  • --. The Sailing of the Long-Ships and Other Poems. London: John Murray, 1902. PR 5103.N4 S3 University of Toronto Libraries at Downsview
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Adela Florence Cory was born on April 9, 1865, at Stoke Bishop, Gloucestershire, to Colonel Arthur Cory and Fanny Elizabeth Griffin. She was brought up by relations in England and attended school in Richmond near London while her father, in the Bombay army, was posted in Lahore, India.

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Dollie Radford, born in London in 1858 as Caroline Maitland, married fellow poet Ernest Radford in 1883 and published poems as well as fiction for both adults and children until 1910. They had three children, Hester, Margaret, and Maitland. In 1920, she died, a year after Ernest.

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Born April 24, 1862, to Mary Sidgwick and Edward White Benson, future archbishop of Canterbury (1882-1896), Arthur Christopher Benson became a popular essayist of Edwardian England, the librettist of England's beloved anthem, "Land of Hope and Glory," and the editor of Queen Victoria's letters.

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Born on January 4, 1835, in Coulston, Surrey, Lyall received his education at Eton and Haileybury College. He joined the Indian civil service at Bulandshahr in the Doab in 1856 and served in many capacities until his retirement in 1887.

Biography: 
  • Thornely, Thomas.Verses from Fen and Fell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1919.
  • --.Cambridge Memories. London: H. Hamilton, 1936.
  • --.The Collected Verse of Thomas Thornely. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1939.

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