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

William Watson (1858–1935)

Watson, Sir William. An English poet; born at Wharfedale, Aug. 2, 1858; died in 1935. His works include: ‘The Prince’s Quest’ (1880); ‘Epigrams of Art’ (1884); in the National Review, a series of political sonnets, ‘Ver Tenebrosum’ (1885); ‘Wordsworth’s Grave, and Other Poems’ (1891); ‘Lachrymæ Musarum’ (1892), an elegy on Tennyson; ‘Poems’ (1893); ‘Excursions in Criticism’ (1893); ‘The Eloping Angels’ (1893); ‘Odes, and Other Poems’ (1894); and ‘The Purple East’ (1896), an attack on the British government for its failure to act against Turkey for the Armenian massacres; ‘For England’ (1903); ‘Collected Poems’ (1906); ‘New Poems’ (1909); ‘Sable and Purple’ (1910); ‘The Heralds of the Dawn’ (1912); ‘The Muse in Exile’ (1913). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).