We were as nearly bored as enthusiasm would permit.
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|21st September, 1849
|16th May, 1928
Sir Edmund William Gosse was born in London, England. He was an English poet, Lecturer, and librarian. He started his career as assistant librarian at the British Museum. In the meantime, he published his first solo volume of poetry, On Viol and Flute and a work of criticism, Studies in the Literature of Northern Europe. From 1884 to 1890, he lectured in English literature at Trinity College, Cambridge. Cambridge University gave him an honorary MA in 1886. In 1904, he became the librarian of the House of Lords Library, where he exercised considerable influence till he retired in 1914. Another work of his is The Autumn Garden, which was published in 1908.
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