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Mortimer Collins (1827–1876)

Collins, Mortimer. An English novelist and poet; born in Plymouth, June 29, 1827; died at Knowl Hill, Berkshire, July 28, 1876. His ‘Idyls and Rhymes,’ ‘Summer Songs,’ and ‘The British Birds,’ are the efforts of an inspired verse-maker. His novels: ‘Who Is the Heir?’ (1865); ‘Sweet Anne Page’ (1868); ‘The Ivory Gate’ (1869); ‘The Vivian Romance’ (1870); ‘The Marquis Merchant’ (1871); ‘Two Plunges for a Pearl’ (1872); ‘Blacksmith and Scholar’ (1875); and others, are much admired.