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William Barnes

William Barnes (22 February 1801 – 7 October 1886) was an English writer, poet, minister, and philologist. He wrote over 800 poems, some in Dorset dialect and much other work including a comprehensive English grammar quoting from more than 70 different languages.

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William Barnes (disambiguation) - Politicians
... William G ... Barnes, politician, Democratic candidate in the United States Senate election in Alabama, 2010 William Barnes (died 1558), MP for East Grinstead, Marlborough, Taunton and Downton William Barnes (d ... Barnes (1856–1927), New York politician William D ...
High Sheriff Of Bristol - Civic (not High) Sheriff Office Holders - 18th Century
... Sir Abraham Elton, 2nd Baronet 1711 William Bayly Poole Stokes 1712 Henry Watts 1713 John Becher Henry Swymmer 1714 William Whithead Richard Taylor 1715 James ...
William Barnes - Example of Dorset Dialect Poetry
... awaÿ to be born!- Aye, to hide her where others be shown! * Words once spoken to the writer William Barnes, Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect (June 1879), p.382 ...
William Barnes (disambiguation)
... William Barnes (1801–1886), English writer, poet, minister, and philologist ... William Barnes may also refer to ...

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    It was a chilly winter’s night;
    And frost was glitt’ring on the ground,
    And evening stars were twinkling bright;
    William Barnes (1801–1886)

    Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact.
    —Djuna Barnes (1892–1982)