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Edward Capern (1819–1894)

Capern, Edward. An English poet; born at Tiverton, Devonshire, Jan. 21, 1819; died at Braunton, June 5, 1894. He attracted the notice of Walter Savage Landor in consequence of the beauty and feeling of his poems, descriptive of life and character in his native county, where he was long in the mail service, and known in consequence as “The Rural Postman of Bideford.” His best work is in ‘Wayside Warbles’; ‘Sungleams and Shadow’; and ‘Ballads and Songs.’