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Charles Jeremiah Wells (1800–1879)

Wells, Charles Jeremiah. An English poet; born in 1800; died in France, Feb. 17, 1879. He left England in 1840, afterwards living chiefly in Marseilles, where he practiced law. He was a friend of Keats, Horne, and Hazlitt. His best work is the dramatic poem, ‘Joseph and his Brethren,’ published in 1824 under the pseudonym of “H. L. Howard,” and reprinted in 1876 with an introduction by Swinburne. He also wrote a little volume called ‘Stories After Nature’ (1822).