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William Lisle Bowles (1762 - 1850)
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William Lisle Bowles (September 24, 1762 - April 7, 1850) was an English poet and critic.

He was born at King's Sutton, Northamptonshire, where his father was vicar. At the age of fourteen he entered Winchester College, the headmaster at the time being Dr Joseph Warton. In 1781, Bowles left as captain of the school, and went on to Trinity College, Oxford, where he had won a scholarship. Two years later he won the chancellors prize for Latin verse. In 1789 he published, in a small quarto volum..
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