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WATSON, HENRY BRERETON MARRIOTT
WATSON, HENRY CLAY
WATSON, JOHN .
WATSON, ROSAMUND MARRIOTT
WATSON, THOMAS
WATSON, WILLIAM
WATTERSON, HENRY
WATTS, ANNA MARY, see HoWITT, Anna MARY
WATTS, Isaac
WATTS-DUNTON, THEODORE
WAYLAND, FRANCIS
WEATHERBY, FREDERIC EDWARD
WEBB, CHARLES HENRY
WEBSTER, DANIEL
WEBSTER, JOHN
WEBSTER, NOAH
WEEMS, MASON LOCKE
WELBY, AMELIA COPPUCK
WELHAVEN, JOHAN SEBASTIAN
WELLS, CAROLYN
WELLS, DAVID AMES
WELLS, HERBERT GEORGE
WERGELAND, HENRIK ARNOLD
WERNER, FRIEDRICH LUDWIG ZACHARIAS
WESLEY, CHARLES
WESLEY, JOHN
WESSEL, JOHAN HERMANN
WESTALL, WILLIAM
WESTCOTT, EDWARD NOYES
WETHERELL, ELIZABETH, see WARNER, SUSAN
WEYMAN, STANLEY JOHN
WHARTON, EDITH NEWBOLD JONES.

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WINTHROP, THEODORE
WISEMAN, NICHOLAS PATRICK STEPHEN
WISTER, OWEN
Wolcot, JOHN
WOLFE, CHARLES
Wood, ELLEN PRICE
WOODWORTH, SAMUEL
WOOLSEY, SARAH CHAUNCEY
WOOLSEY, THEODORE DWIGHT
WOOLSON, CONSTANCE FENIMORE
WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM
WORK, HENRY CLAY
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ish novelist, journalist and dramatist; born at

Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia, December 20, 1863. He was graduated from Canterbury College in 1883, removed to England, and adopted journalism as a profession. He held editorial positions on the National Observer, Black and White, and Pall Mall Gazette. Among his works are Marahuna (1888); The Web of the Spider (1891); The Adventurers (1898); The Skirts of Happy Chance (1901); The House Divided (1901); Godfrey Merivale (1902); Alarms and Exclusion (1903); Hurricane Island (1904), and Twisted Eglantine (1905). With James M. Barrie he wrote the drama Richard Savage.

PRECOCIOUS POETS.

In no art save that of imaginative prose is maturity necessary to the highest Alights. The painter, the composer, the poet, make a call upon faculties in which the intellect is not essentially involved; and consequently, despite the difficult technic of two at least of those arts, they may reach excellence very early. This is truer of the musician than of any other artist. He has no need of intellect; indeed, it may hamper him, as it hampered

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