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Charles Sangster Biography | Poet

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Charles Sangster (July 16, 1822 – December 9, 1893) was a Canadian poet whose 1856 volume, The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay, "was received with unanimous acclaim as the best and most important book of poetry produced in Canada until that time." He was "the first poet who made appreciative use of Canadian subjects in his poetical work." The Dictionary of Canadian Biography calls him "the best of the pre- confederation poets."

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