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Felicia Hemans
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Born in Liverpool, Merseyside
Born on 25th of September 1793
Died on 16th of May 1835

Born 1793. Died 1835 - English poet.

Deserted by her husband in 1818 she began writing for a living. Produced a large variety of verse including classical, mythological and sentimental. Best known for poem Casabianca – “The boy stood on the burning deck”.

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