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