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1884 – She was born on the 8th day of August this year in St. Louis, Missouri.   1898 – She attended Mary Institute, and the following year she enrolled in Hosmer Hall.   1903 – She graduated in Hosmer Hall this year.   1905 – Her influences included the actress Duse, whom she never ..

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1783 – Born on September 23rd and lived in Colchester, England. She is remembered as a poet, hymn writer and children’s author. 1804 – Published the collection Original Poems for Infant Minds. 1806 – Along with her older sister Ann, was responsible for writing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. 1808 – Published Hymns for Infant Minds. ..

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534 – Taliesin or Taliessin born as a Welsh, is the earliest poet of the Welsh language whose work has survived. 542 – Only a few years earlier than the date, found in the Historia Regum Britanniae. 555 – The poems ascribed to him indicate that he later became court bard to King Brochwel Ysgithrog ..

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1565 – Born in Modena on the 28th of September. 1597 – He began his service for the cardinal Colonna whom he followed to Spain. 1603 – He was back in Italy and moved to Rome. 1612 – He published anonymously the booklet Le Filippiche in which he attacked the Spanish domination of Italy. 1626 ..

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1861 – He was born on the 7th day of May this year in Kolkata, India.   1877 – Tagore first wrote poems at age eight. He published his first substantial poetry under the pseudonym Bhanushingho ("Sun Lion") in this year. He also arose to notability when he composed several works, including a long poem ..

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1837 – Born on April 5th in Grosvenor Place, London, England. 1857 – Swinburne was sent to Eton, where he remained for five years, proceeding to Balliol College, Oxford. 1858 – Received the Taylorian prize for French and Italian.          – He took a second class in classical moderations, but his name does not ..

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1919 – May Swenson, born on the 28th of May in Logan, Utah. She was a United States poet and playwright. 1939 – Attended Utah State University in Logan in class of 39’, where she received a bachelor’s degree. 1959 – 1966 – She worked as an editor at New Directions publishers. 1980 – 1989 ..

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