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Sir George Webbe Dasent (1817–1896)

Dasent, Sir George Webbe. An English philologist and novelist; born in the island of St. Vincent, May 22, 1817; died at Ascot, June 11, 1896. He translated the ‘Younger Edda,’ besides other ancient stories and legends of Iceland, and wrote ‘The Norseman in Iceland’ (1858). Among his original stories are: ‘Annals of an Eventful Life’; ‘Three to One’; ‘Half a Life.’