Poet: John Keats
Dates: 31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821
Title of Poem: His Last Sonnet
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Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art!
Author: Maria Edgeworth
Dates: 1 January 1768 – 18 February 1849
Title of Book: The Absentee
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Lord Colambre turned in despair from the callous coach-maker, and listened to one of his more compassionate-looking workmen, who was reviewing the disabled curricle; and, whilst he was waiting to know the sum of his friend’s misfortune, a fat, jolly, Falstaff looking personage came into the yard, accosted Mordicai with a degree of familiarity, which, from a gentleman, appeared to Lord Colambre to be almost impossible.
Poet: Christian Johann Heinrich Heine
Dates: 13 December 1797 – 17 February 1856
Title of Poem: A Palm Tree
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A single fir-tree, lonely,
Artist: Charles-André van Loo
Dates: 15 February 1705 – 15 July 1765
Title of Piece: Neptune and Amymone
Brief Biography: Van Loo is the most famous of the Van Loo dynasty of painters, and his oeuvre covers all genres of art.53 more words
Author: Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Dates: 15 October 1881 – 14 February 1975
Title of Book: My Man Jeeves
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I rely on him absolutely in every crisis, and he never lets me down.
Author: Elizabeth Mackintosh (Josephine Tey)
Dates: 25 July 1896 – 13 February 1952
Title of Book: The Daughter of Time
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“There are far too many people born into the world, and far too many words written.