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William Collins
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Born in Chichester, Sussex
Born on 25th of December 1721
Died on 12th of June 1759

Born 1721. Died 1759 - English poet.

Studied at Magdalen College, Oxford. Wrote his Odes which gained no attention at the time of publication (1747).

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