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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825–1900)

Blackmore, Richard Doddridge. An English novelist; born in Longworth, Berkshire, June 7, 1825; died in London, Jan. 20, 1900. He graduated from Oxford in 1847, was called to the bar in 1852, and later devoted himself to literature. Among his novels are: ‘Lorna Doone’ (London, 1869; far the most celebrated); ‘Clara Vaughan’ (1864); ‘The Maid of Sker’ (1872); ‘Alice Lorraine’ (1875); ‘Cripps the Carrier’ (1876); ‘Erema’ (1877); ‘Mary Anerley’ (1880); ‘Christowell’ (1882); ‘Sir Thomas Upmore’ (1884); ‘Springhaven’ (1887); ‘Kit and Kitty’ (1889); ‘Perlycross’ (1894); ‘Dariel’ (1897); and other novels. He also published a version of Virgil’s ‘Georgics.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).