A Family of Poets & Writers

John Milton b. 1608 - d. 1674

Nathaniel Hawthorne b. 1804 - d. 1864

Richard Lovelace b. 1618 - d. 1657

Sir Walter Scott b. 1771 - d. 1832

William Wordsworth b. 1770 - d. 1850

Edgar Allan Poe b. 1809 - d. 1849

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William Charles Wentworth b. 1790 - d. 1872

Elizabeth Barrett Browning b. 1806 - d. 1861

Jonathan Swift b. 1667 - d. 1745

George Orwell b. 1903 - d. 1950

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William Stoughton b. 1631 - d. 1701

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Author of: "New-Englands true interest; not to lie: or, A treatise declaring from the word of truth the terms on which we stand, and the tenure by which we hold our hitherto-continued precious and pleasant things. Shewing what the blessed God expecteth from his people, and what they may rationally look for from him."

Donald Grant Mitchell b. 1822 - d. 1908

American essayist and novelist who usually wrote under the pen name Ik Marvel.

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Bibliography:

  • Fresh Gleanings, or a New Sheaf from the Old Fields of Continental Europe (1847)

  • Battle Summer (1850; originally planned as a two volume work, only the first was published.

  • The Lorgnette, or Studies of the Town, by an Opera-Goer (1850)

  • Reveries of a Bachelor (1850)

  • Dream Life (1851)

  • Fudge Doings (1855)

  • My Farm of Edgewood (1863)

  • Seven Stories (1864)

  • Wet Days at Edgewood (1865)

  • Doctor Johns (1866)

  • Rural Studies (1867; reprinted as Out-of-Town Places in 1884)

  • About Old Story Tellers (1877)

  • The Woodbridge Record (1883)

  • Bound Together (1884)

  • English Lands, Letters, and Kings (1889–90)

  • American Lands and Letters (1897–9)

Noah Webster Jr. b. 1758 - d. 1843

American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author.

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Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe b. 1811- d. 1896

Author of many books, but best known as the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin

*See Also: Freedom Fighters

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Clarence Day b. 1874 d. 1935

Author, best known for his autobiographical "Life with Father" -1935

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