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Poet of the 'A Shropshire Lad' cycle
Playwright, poet, novelist, and convicted homosexual
Author of the Dictionary of the English Language
Poet of 'Cooper's Hill' and King's Surveyor under Charles II
Poet of 'The Cenci' and 'Prometheus Unbound', drowned in Italy
Poet, painter and mystic
The most popular novelist of the nineteenth century
Poet and playwright; author of 'Volpone' and 'The Alchemist'
Poet of Hudibras
Poet of 'To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time'
Poet, Member of the 'Inklings' and Dean of Divinity at Magdalen College, Oxford.
Actress who won an Oscar for her role in 'A Passage to India'
16 Poets from World War I are commemorated on a plaque; name one
Exiled French soldier and essayist
Poet laureate and author of 'Sea-Fever'
Academy Award winning Shakespearean actor and director
Generally considered the greatest English poet after Shakespeare
Poet of 'Don Juan', died fighting for Greek independence
Poet of 'Under Milk Wood' and 'Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night'
Poet of 'The Waste Land' and 'The Four Quartets'
The poet of British imperialism, author of 'Gunga Din' and 'The Man Who Would Be King'
Novelist known for 'Middlemarch' and 'Silas Marner'
Diplomat and poet, negotiated the Treaty of Utrecht
Australian poet, jockey, and politician
Antiquarian and historian; wrote the first topographical survey of the British Isles
Whig historian and politician, author of 'The History of England from the Accession of James the Second'
Scottish national poet
Playwright known for 'The Way of the World' and 'The Mourning Bride'
American poet known for his translation of 'The Divine Comedy' and 'Evangeline'
Actor famous for his performances of Shakespeare
The Swan of Avon
Novelist of 'Evelina' and 'Cecilia'
Poet Laureate and journalist
Novelist of 'Mansfield Park' and 'Persuasion'
Playwright of 'The Wits' and 'The Siege of Rhodes,' the first English opera
The best actress of her day, mocked by Pope
Novelist of 'Vanity Fair' and 'Henry Esmond'
Author of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'
The first burial in poets' corner
'The Unhappy Countess,' a poet whose life inspired Thackeray's 'Barry Lyndon'
Playwright of 'She Stoops to Conquer', novelist of 'The Vicar of Wakefield'; poet of 'The Deserted Village'
Launched the Romantic age with 'Lyrical Ballads', author of 'The Prelude'
Victorian poet famous for his dramatic monologues like 'Fra Lippo Lippi'
German-born composer of Messiah and Water Music
American-born novelist of 'Roderick Hudson' and 'Washington Square'
Poet laureate under Charles II and James II and leading poet of his day
Playwright known for 'Hay Fever' and 'Blithe Spirit'
Swedish opera singer, known as 'The Swedish Nightingale'
Royalist poet of 'The Mistress,' one of the most prominent poets of his day, but since fallen into obscurity
Poet and dramatist best known for 'The Beggar's Opera'
Poet of 'Endymion' and 'To Autumn', died in Rome
Poet of 'Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard'
Jesuit priest and poet
Playwright, poet, and spy, known for 'Edward II' and 'The Jew of Malta'
Scottish poet known for patriotic poems like 'Hohenlinden'
Art critic, author of 'The Stones of Venice' and 'Modern Painters'
1816-1855; 1818-1848; 1820-1849
Sisters and novelists
Novelist and poet known for such works as 'Far from the Madding Crowd'
The most popular Victorian poet, author of 'Ulysses' and 'In Memoriam'
Novelist of 'Barchester Towers' and 'The Way We Live Now'
Scottish architect and furniture designer
Poet of 'The Faerie Queene'
Playwright of 'The School for Scandal' and 'The Rivals'
Scottish poet and novelist, best known for the Waverley novels
working class poet, later mad
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