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Wilfred Scawen Blunt (1840–1922)

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen. An Irish poet; born at Crabbet Park, Sussex, in 1840; died in 1922. He was attaché of legation at The Hague, Athens, Madrid, Buenos Aires, and elsewhere. He supported Arabi Pasha in a revolt in 1881, in Egypt; and was imprisoned in 1888 for his insurrectionary actions in Ireland. He is author of: ‘Sonnets and Songs by Proteus’ (London, 1875); ‘The Love Sonnets of Proteus’ (1881; new ed. 1885); ‘The Future of Islam’ (1882); ‘The Wind and the Whirlwind,’ political poems (1884); ‘Ideas about India’ (1885); ‘Esther: a Young Man’s Tragedy’; ‘Odes of Pagan Arabia.’