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