Praise the sports of the land And water, each one – The bath by the beach, or the yacht on the sea – But of all the sweet pleasures Known under the sun; A good game of Croquet’s the sweetest to me.
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|Birth:||4th April, 1818|
|Death:||22nd October, 1883|
|Nationality:||American, Irish, Scottish|
Thomas Mayne Reid was a Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.
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