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(b. London, May 23rd, 1799; d. London, 1845). Odes and Addresses to Great People, with J. H. Reynolds (1825); The Plea of the Mid-summer Fairies, and Other Poems (1827); National Tales (1827); The Epping Hunt (1829); Comic Annual (1830 to 1839); Tylney Hall (1834); Hoods Own (183839); Up the Rhine (1840); and Whimsicalities (184344). The Poems, and Poems of Wit and Humour, are published in a collected form. For Biography, see his Literary Reminiscences in Hoods Own, and the Life by Hoods son and daughter.