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George Wither Biography | Poet

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George Wither (11 June O.S., 1588 – 2 May O.S., 1667) was an English poet and satirist. He was a prolific writer who adopted a deliberate plainness of style; he was several times imprisoned. C. V. Wedgwood wrote "every so often in the barren acres of his verse is a stretch enlivened by real wit and observation, or fired with a sudden intensity of feeling".. English poet pamphleteer and satirist