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Alice Meynell (1847–1922)

Meynell, Alice (Thompson) (mā’nel). An English poet and essayist; born in London; died in 1922. She spent much of her childhood in Italy, and married (1877) Wilfrid Meynell, editor of Merry England. She wrote in verse ‘Preludes’ (1875; 2d ed. 1893), illustrated by her sister Lady (Elizabeth) Butler; in prose ‘Rhythm of Life’ (1893); ‘John Ruskin’ (1900); ‘Ceres’ Runaway’ (1910); ‘Collected Poems’ (1913).