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Martin Farquhar Tupper (1810–1889)

Tupper, Martin Farquhar. An English poet; born in London, July 17, 1810; died at Albury, Surrey, Nov. 29, 1889. In 1838 he issued the work by which he is best known, ‘Proverbial Philosophy,’ which had an immense circulation. He wrote other volumes of prose and verse: ‘Hactenus: A Budget of Lyrics’; ‘Ballads for the Time’; ‘Stephen Langton; or, The Days of King John’; ‘Probabilities’; ‘An Aid to Faith’; ‘My Life as an Author.’ He twice visited the United States, and in 1875 wrote a drama in honor of the centenary of American independence.