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  • Hatcher, John. “Binyon, (Robert) Laurence (1869–1943).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004. 14 Aug. 2009 .
  • Binyon, Laurence. Lyric Poems. London: Elkin Mathews, 1894. end .B568 A155 1894 Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.
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Born on August 19, 1891, in Slane, Ireland, Francis Ledwidge left school when twelve years old to work on a farm, on the roads, and in the mines. Before he entered World War I in October 1914 in the 5th battalion of the Royal Inniskillings, Ledwidge published verse in the Drogheda Independent.

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Sorley's father describes his son's life as follows: "He was born at Old Aberdeen on 19th May 1895. His father was then a professor in the University of Aberdeen, and he was of Scottish descent on both sides. From 1900 onwards his home was in Cambridge.

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  • Stallworthy, Jon. "Rosenberg, Isaac (1890–1918)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. Oxford: OUP, 2004.
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Poet and literary journalist, Joyce Kilmer was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, attended Rutgers and obtained his A.B. degree from Columbia University in 1908, and married Aline Murray the same year. They had four children, and during this time Kilmer became a Roman Catholic.

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Essayist, translator of Henri Bergson, aesthetic philosopher, lecturer, and imagist poet whose entire published output was six poems at the time of his death, and whose essays were edited by Sir Herbert Edward Read posthumously in Speculations (1924) and Notes on Language and Style (1929).

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William Hamilton was born in Dumfries, Scotland, immigrated to South Africa, and was educated at the South African College (now University of Cape Town), where he went on to teach English and Philosophy. He died in Flanders, 1917. (Thanks to André le Roux, Reference section, National Library of South Africa, Cape Town, for assistance.)

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