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John Francis Waller (1810–1894)

Waller, John Francis. An Irish poet and man of letters, descendant of Edmund Waller; born at Limerick in 1810; died on Jan. 9, 1894. He wrote for the Dublin University Magazine ‘The Slingsby Papers’ over the signature of “Jonathan Freke Slingsby.” These were collected in a volume in 1852; his ‘Poems’ were published in 1854; he was at his best as a lyric poet. He edited the works of Goldsmith, Moore, etc., together with the ‘Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography.’