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J. H. Frere
Poems The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-grinder (co-authored with George Canning) Biographical information Given name: J. H. Family name: Frere Birth date: 21 May 1769 Death date: 7 January 1846 Nationality: English Family relations father: John Frere mother: Jane Frere wife: Elizabeth Jemima Frere (from 12 September 1816) Languages English Latin Greek Hebrew Maltese Education Preparatory school at Putney to 1785 Eton: 1785 Caius College, Cambridge (B.A.) to 1792 Caius College, Cambridge (M.A.) to 1795 Honour: Caius members' prize for Latin Essay: 1792 Literary period: Romantic Occupation: Diplomatist Residences London: 21 May 1769 Spain: 4 October 1808 to August 1809 Roydon Hall, near Diss, Norfolk: 1809 to 1818 Malta: 1818 to 7 January 1846 Buried at: Malta, English burial-ground overlooking Quarantine Harbour

a fable
(In imitation of Dryden)

A dingy donkey, formal and unchanged,
Browsed in the lane a... [read poem]
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