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Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

Howitt, Mary. An English poet, story-writer, and essayist; wife of, and collaborator with, William; born (Botham) of Quaker parentage in Coleford, March 12, 1799; died at Rome, Jan. 30, 1888. ‘The Desolation of Eyam,’ a poem; ‘Colonization and Christianity’; ‘Rural Life in England’; and volumes of essays and historical studies, besides articles on Spiritualism,—in which both believed,—represent their joint work. Her own are: ‘The Seven Temptations,’ a striking poem; various children’s stories; and translations of Fredrika Bremer’s novels.