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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Betjeman, Sir John 1906-1984. British poet and poet laureate (1972-1984) whose often nostalgic works, in collections such as A Few Late Chrysanthemums (1955), praise the English countryside. He also wrote widely on Victorian architecture.


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