Who is Leigh Hunt?

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    “No love,” quothe he, “but vanity, sets love a task like
    Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)

    It flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands,
    Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream,
    —Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)

    Thank God! none of my children have an atom of poetry in their composition!
    —Augusta Leigh (1783–1851)