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Born at Torquay on May 6, 1836, he inherited his literary talents and tastes from his mother, who was an intimate friend of John KEATS, and published a volume of poems, as Marianne JEFFEREY.  His parents dying while he was yet a child, he was adopted by his uncle, Mr. John Sparkes PROWSE, a notary-public , and ship-broker, residing at Greenwich. . . . .

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Transcribed by Sandra Windeatt from: Wright, W. H. K.,(1896) West-Country Poets: Their Lives and Works. London: Elliot Stock, pp.48-51

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