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Robert William Jameson (1805–1868)

Jameson, Robert William. A British journalist, novelist, poet, and miscellaneous writer; born in Leith, 1805; died in London, Dec. 10, 1868. Radical in his politics, he wrote brilliantly during the Anti-Corn-Law agitation; evolving between times, ‘Nimrod’ (1848), a poem in blank verse; ‘The Curse of Gold’ (1854), a novel; and a tragedy, ‘Timoleon,’ which reached a second edition in 1852.