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Aylmer Gowing, Emilia (1846–1905)

Aylmer Gowing, Mrs. Emilia. An English poet and reciter; born in Bath, Oct. 1846; died in 1905. She was educated partly in Brighton, partly in Paris, where she received the attention of Lamartine. After a short career on the stage she successfully produced two dramas: ‘A Life Race’ and ‘A Crown for Love.’ Her ‘Ballads and Poems’ and ‘The Cithern’ have become popular, as well as two novels: ‘The Jewel Reputation,’ and ‘An Unruly Spirit.’ In 1891 she published ‘Ballads of the Tower, and Other Poems.’