James Montgomery (4 November 1771 – 30 April 1854) was a British editor, hymnwriter and poet. He was particularly associated with humanitarian causes such as the campaigns to abolish slavery and to end the exploitation of child chimney sweeps.
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“The fates are not quite obdurate;
They have a grim, sardonic way
Of granting them who supplicate
The thing they wanted yesterday.”
—Roselle Mercier Montgomery (18741933)