Charles Stuart Calverley

Charles Stuart Calverley ( /ˈkɑːvərlɪ/; December 22, 1831 – February 17, 1884) was an English poet and wit. He was the literary father of what has been called "the university school of humour".

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Charles Stuart Calverley - Works
... His Complete Works, with a biographical notice by Walter Joseph Sendall, a contemporary at Christ's and his brother-in-law, appeared in 1901. ...

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