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John Sterling (1806–1844)

Sterling, John. A Scottish editor, essayist, and poet; born at Kames Castle, Isle of Bute, July 20, 1806; died at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Sept. 18, 1844. He was educated at Glasgow and Cambridge. Among his works are: ‘Arthur Coningsby,’ a novel (1833); ‘Minor Poems’ (1839); ‘The Election,’ a poem (1841); ‘Strafford,’ a drama (1843); and ‘The Onyx Ring’ (1856). Thomas Carlyle wrote ‘The Life of John Sterling’ (1851).