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Lascelles Abercrombie

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Lascelles Abercrombie (also known as the Georgian Laureate) (January 9, 1881 – October 27, 1938) was a British poet and literary critic, one of the "Dymock poets". He was born in Ashton-on-Mersey and educated at the University of Manchester.

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Quote Left An epic is not made by piecing together a set of heroic lays, adjusting their discrepancies and making them into a continuous narrative. Quote Right
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Quote Left Traditional matter must be glorified, since it would be easier to listen to the re-creation of familiar stories than to quite new and unexpected things; the listeners, we must remember, needed poetry chiefly as the re-creation of tired hours. Quote Right
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Quote Left I know where we're going, I just don't know where that IS Quote Right
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Book: Shattered Sighs