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Aubrey Thomas de Vere (1814–1902)

De Vere, Sir Aubrey Thomas. An Irish poet and descriptive and political essayist, son of Sir Aubrey; born at Curragh Chase, Limerick, Jan. 10, 1814; died on Jan. 20, 1902. ‘Poems’ (1843) first revealed his inheritance of talent; and in ‘Irish Odes’ (1869) and ‘Alexander the Great’ (1874) he vindicated his title to high poetic rank. In prose, his ‘Picturesque Sketches of Greece and Turkey’ (1850) and ‘Constitutional and Unconstitutional Political Action’ (1881) show felicity of style.