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Oct 19

October 19: Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt (1784) It was on this date, October 19, 1784, that English writer James Leigh Hunt was born in Southgate, Middlesex. His father was a clergyman, but got into financial difficulties and ended up in a debtor’s prison, leaving Leigh Hunt in the care of his mother. Early on, Hunt developed a twin passion …

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Feb 10

February 10: Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb

Lamb was a complete agnostic from 1801, and from 1829 he was no longer even a Unitarian.

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