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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
The Reader’s Dictionary of Authors
Labarre to Lytton
 
Louis Labarre (1810–1892)
Louise Labé (c. 1520–1566)
Émile de La Bédollière (1812–1883)
Marcus Antistius Labeo (c. 48 B.C.c. 22 A.D.)
Decimus Laberius (c. 107–43 B.C.)
Eugène Labiche (1815–1888)
Étienne de La Boëtie (1530–1563)
Alexandre, Comte de Laborde (1773–1842)
Léon, Marquis de Laborde (1807–1869)
Henry Labouchere (1831–1912)
Édouard René Lefebvre Laboulaye (1811–1883)
Jean de La Bruyère (1645–1696)
Nicolas Louis de La Caille (1713–1762)
Gaultier de Coste, Seigneur de La Calprenède (1610?–63)
Count de La Cépède (1756–1825)
Pierre Lachambeaudie (1807–1872)
Pierre Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée (1692–1754)
Karl Lachmann (1793–1851)
Choderlos de Laclos (1741–1803)
Charles Marie de La Condamine (1701–1774)
Jean Baptiste Henri Dominique de Lacordaire (1802–1861)
Jean Charles Dominique de Lacretelle, the Younger (1766–1855)
Pierre Louis de Lacretelle (1751–1824)
Jules Lacroix (1809–1887)
Lactantius (c. 240–c. 320)
John Lacy (d. 1681)
George Trumbull Ladd (1842–1921)
Charles Auguste, Marquis de La Fare (1644–1712)
John LaFarge (1835–1910)
Giuseppe La Farina (1815–1815)
Madame de La Fayette (1634–1693)
Mrs. De Courcy Laffan (d. 1912)
August Heinrich Julius Lafontaine (1758–1831)
Jean de La Fontaine (1621–1695)
Modesto Lafuente (1806–1866)
Paul de Lagarde (1827–1891)
Selma Lagerlöf (1858–1940)
Joseph Louis Lagrange (1736–1813)
Louis Étienne Arthur Dubreuil Hélion, Vicomte de La Guéronnière (1816–1875)
Jean François de La Harpe (1739–1803)
Malcolm Laing (1762–1818)
Samuel Laing (1812–1897)
Ludwig Laistner (1845–1896)
Joseph Jérôme Le Français de Lalande (1732–1807)
Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck (1744–1829)
Alphonse de Lamartine (1790–1869)
Charles Lamb (1775–1834)
Martha Joanna Lamb (1829–1893)
Lambeck Peter (1628–1680)
Juliette Lamber (1836–1936)
Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728–1777)
Félicité Robert de Lamennais (1782–1854)
Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709–1751)
Lâmiî Çelebi (1472–1532)
Baron Alexander Dundas Ross Wishard Baillie Cochrane Lamington (1816–1890)
Ward Hill Lamon (1828–1893)
Antoine Houdart de La Motte (1672–1731)
Friedrich, Baron de La Motte-Fouqué (1777–1843)
Archibald Lampman (1861–1899)
Karl Lamprecht (1856–1915)
Lamprecht, der Pfaffe (Twelfth Century)
Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1847–1929)
Jan Pieter Nicolaas Land (1834–1897)
Richard (1804–1834) and John (1807–1839) Lander
Charles Paul Landon (1760–1826)
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802–1838)
Melville De Lancey Landon (Eli Perkins) (1839–1910)
Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
Edward William Lane (1801–1876)
Elinor Macartney Lane (1864–1909)
Stanley Lane-Poole (1854–1931)
Pierre Lanfrey (1828–1877)
Andrew Lang (1844–1912)
John Dunmore Lang (1799–1878)
Karl Heinrich, Ritter von Lang (1764–1835)
August Friedrich Ernst Langbein (1757–1835)
Friedrich Albert Lange (1828–1875)
Julius Henrik Lange (1838–1896)
Samuel Gotthold Lange (1711–1781)
Pieter Langendijk (1683–1756)
William Langland (1332?–1400?)
Clifford Anderson Lanier (1844–1908)
Sidney Lanier (1842–1881)
George Thomas Lanigan (1845–1886)
Sir E. Ray Lankester (1847–1929)
Charles Lanman (1819–1895)
Charles Rockwell Lanman (1850–1941)
Clara Lanza (1859–1939)
Luigi Lanzi (1732–1810)
Laozi (Sixth Century B.C.)
Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749–1827)
Johann Martin Lappenberg (1794–1865)
Victor de Laprade (1812–1883)
Lucy Larcom (1826–1893)
Dionysius Lardner (1793–1859)
Pierre de Larivey (c. 1540–1619)
Maria Sophie von La Roche (1731–1807)
François, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)
Pierre Larousse (1817–1875)
Mariano José de Larra (1809–1837)
Felipe Larrazábal (1816–1873)
Antoine de La Sale (Fifteenth Century)
Emmanuel Auguste Dieudonné Marquis de Las Cases (1766–1842)
Eduard Lasker (1829–1884)
Ferdinand Lassalle (1825–1864)
Adolf Lasson (1832–1917)
Robert Gordon Latham (1812–1888)
George Parsons Lathrop (1851–1898)
Rose Hawthorne Lathrop (Mother Alphonsa) (1851–1926)
Hugh Latimer (c. 1485–1555)
Antoine de Latour (1808–1881)
Pierre André Latreille (1762–1833)
Heinrich Laube (1806–1884)
William Laud (1573–1645)
James Laurence Laughlin (1850–1933)
Johann Lauremberg (1590–1658)
François Laurent (1810–1887)
Pierre Sébastien Laurentie (1793–1876)
Sir Wilfrid Laurier (1841–1919)
Wilhelm Lauser (1836–1902)
Johann Caspar Lavater (1741–1801)
Henri Lavedan (1859–1940)
Émile de Laveleye (1822–1892)
André de La Vigne (c. 1457–c. 1527)
Hersart de la Villemarqué (1815–1895)
Ernest Lavisse (1842–1922)
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794)
Emily Lawless (1845–1913)
D. H. Lawrence (1885–1930)
William Lawrence (1850–1941)
Layamon (Twelfth/Thirteenth Century)
Austen Henry Layard (1817–1894)
Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
Moritz Lazarus (1824–1903)
Henry Charles Lea (1825–1909)
Stephen Leacock (1869–1944)
Walter Leaf (1852–1927)
William Martin Leake (1777–1860)
Edward Lear (1812–1888)
Walter Learned (1847–1915)
Lebîd ibn Rabî’a (c. 560–c. 661)
Pierre Antoine Lebrun (1785–1873)
Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun (1729–1807)
Jean Baptiste Le Chevalier (1752–1836)
William Edward Hartpole Lecky (1838–1903)
Michel Théodore Leclercq (1777–1851)
Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle (1818–1894)
Joseph LeConte (1823–1901)
Karel Lodewijk Ledeganck (1805–1847)
Alonso de Ledesma (1562–1623)
Francis Ledwidge (1887–1917)
Eliza Buckminster Lee (1794–1864)
Gerald Stanley Lee (1862–1944)
Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee (1780–1865)
Jennette Lee (1860–1951)
Nathaniel Lee (c. 1653–1692)
Sir Sidney Lee (1859–1926)
Sophia (1750–1824) and Harriet (1757–1851) Lee
Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) (1856–1935)
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814–1873)
Richard Le Gallienne (1866–1947)
Adrien Marie Legendre (1752–1833)
Louis Leger (1843–1923)
William Leggett (1801–1839)
Ernest Legouvé (1807–1903)
Karl Lehrs (1802–1878)
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646–1716)
Johann Anton Leisewitz (1752–1806)
Karl Gottfried Ritter von Leitner (1800–1890)
Otto von Leixner-Grünberg (1847–1907)
Charles Godfrey Leland (1824–1903)
Joachim Lelewel (1786–1861)
François Élie Jules Lemaître (1853–1914)
Pamphile Lemay (1837–1918)
Christian Ludvig Edvard Lembcke (1815–1897)
Népomucène-Louis Lemercier (1771–1840)
James Macpherson Le Moine (1825–1912)
John Lemoinne (1815–1892)
Mark Lemon (1809–1870)
Camille Lemonnier (1844–1913)
John Lemprière (c. 1765–1824)
Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont (1637–1698)
Teofil Lenartowicz (1822–1893)
Nicolaus Lenau (1802–1850)
Sir John Leng (1828–1906)
Jacob van Lennep (1802–1868)
Anna Maria Lenngren (1754–1817)
Charlotte Ramsay Lennox (1720–1804)
Lord William Pitt Lennox (1799–1881)
Charles Lenormant (1802–1859)
François Lenormant (1837–1883)
Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751–1792)
Pope Leo I. (d. 461)
Pope Leo XIII. (1810–1903)
Leo Africanus (c. 1492–c. 1550)
Heinrich Leo (1799–1878)
Luis de Léon (1527–1591)
Bartolomé Leonardo de Argensola (1562–1631)
Lupercio Leonardo de Argensola (1559–1613)
Giacomo Leopardi (1798–1837)
Carl Gustaf af Leopold (1756–1829)
Richard Lepsius (1810–1884)
William Le Queux (1864–1927)
Mikhail Lermontov (1814–1841)
Hugues Le Roux (1860–1925)
Pierre Leroux (1797–1871)
Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu (1842–1912)
Alain René Lesage (1688–1747)
Mathurin François Adolphe de Lescure (1833–1892)
Nikolai Leskov (1831–1895)
John Lesley (1527–1596)
Charles Robert Leslie (1794–1859)
Eliza Leslie (1787–1858)
Léo Lespès (1815–1875)
Julie de Lespinasse (1732–1776)
Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805–1894)
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
Charles Edwards Lester (1815–1890)
Daniel Lesueur (1860–1920)
Jean Antoine Letronne (1787–1848)
Heinrich Leuthold (1827–1879)
François Le Vaillant (1753–1824)
Charles Lever (1806–1872)
Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier (1811–1877)
Oscar Levertin (1862–1906)
Sidney Kilner Levett-Yeats (c. 1858–1916)
August Lewald (1792–1871)
Fanny Lewald (1811–1889)
George Henry Lewes (1817–1878)
Alfred Henry Lewis (1857–1914)
Alonzo Lewis (1794–1861)
Charles Bertrand Lewis (M Quad) (1842–1924)
Charlton Thomas Lewis (1834–1904)
Estelle Anna Robinson Lewis (1824–1880)
Sir George Cornewall Lewis (1806–1863)
Margaret Cameron (1867–1947)
Lady Theresa Lewis (1803–1865)
Matthew Gregory Lewis (“Monk Lewis”) (1775–1818)
William Leybourn (1626–1716)
John Leyden (1775–1811)
Libanius (Fourth Century)
Michel de L’Hôpital (1507–1573)
Laura Jean Libbey (1862–1924)
Karol Libelt (1807–1875)
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742–1799)
Magnus Gottfried Lichtwer (1719–1783)
Bengt Lidner (1757–1793)
Jonas Lie (1833–1908)
Francis Lieber (1800–1872)
Justus, Baron von Liebig (1803–1873)
Wilhelm Liebknecht (1826–1900)
Felix Liebrecht (1812–1890)
Charles Joseph, Prince de Ligne (1735–1814)
Saint Alfonso Maria de’ Liguori (1696–1787)
Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909)
Rochus, Baron von Liliencron (1820–1912)
George Lillo (1693–1739)
Petrus van Limburg Brouwer (1795–1847)
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)
Jeanie Gould Lincoln (1846–1921)
Paul Lindau (1839–1919)
Rudolf Lindau (1829–1910)
Albert Lindner (1831–1888)
Theodor Lindner (1843–1919)
Sir David Lindsay (fl. 1490–1555)
Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)
William Lindsey (1858–1922)
James Linen (1808–1873)
Per Henrik Ling (1776–1839)
Hermann von Lingg (1820–1905)
Simon Nicolas Henri Linguet (1736–1794)
Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778)
Elizabeth Lynn Linton (1822–1898)
William James Linton (1812–1897)
George Lippard (1822–1854)
Julius Lippert (1839–1909)
Sarah Jane Lippincott (Grace Greenwood) (1823–1904)
Julie Mathilde Lippmann (1864–1952)
Justus Lipsius (1547–1606)
Richard Adelbert Lipsius (1830–1892)
Friedrich List (1789–1846)
Alberto Lista y Aragon (1775–1848)
Joseph Lister (1827–1912)
Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Grace Denio Litchfield (1849–1944)
Count Pompeo Litta (1781–1852)
Richard Frederick Littledale (1833–1890)
Thomas Littleton (d. 1481)
Émile Littré (1801–1881)
Heinrich von Littrow (1820–1895)
Joseph Johann von Littrow (1781–1840)
Mary Ashton Livermore (1820–1905)
David Livingstone (1813–1873)
Livy (59 B.C.–17 A.D.)
Gustaf Håkon Jordan Ljunggren (1823–1905)
Juan Antonio Llorente (1756–1823)
David Demarest Lloyd (1851–1889)
Henry Demarest Lloyd (1847–1903)
John Uri Lloyd (1849–1936)
Francisco Rodrigues Lobo (Seventeenth Century)
David Ross Locke (1833–1888)
Jane Ermina Locke (1805–1859)
John Locke (1632–1704)
John Staples Locke (1836–1906)
William John Locke (1863–1930)
Frederick Locker-Lampson (1821–1895)
John Gibson Lockhart (1794–1854)
Laurence William Maxwell Lockhart (1831–1882)
Henry Cabot Lodge (1850–1924)
Sir Oliver Lodge (1851–1940)
Thomas Lodge (1558–1625)
Celia Logan (1837–1904)
Cornelius Ambrosius Logan (1806–1853)
John Alexander Logan (1826–1886)
John Daniel Logan (1869–1929)
Olive Logan (1839–1909)
Friedrich von Logau (1604–1655)
Daniel Casper von Lohenstein (1635–1683)
Franz von Löher (1818–1892)
Luqmān
Giambatista Lolli (1698–1769)
Cesare Lombroso (1835–1909)
Louis Léonard de Loménie (1815–1878)
Mikhail Lomonossov (1711–1765)
Jack London (1876–1916)
George Long (1800–1879)
John Luther Long (1861–1927)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Samuel Longfellow (1819–1892)
Longinus (First Century)
Auguste Longnon (1844–1911)
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790–1870)
Longus (Second Century?)
Elias Lönnrot (1802–1884)
Charles Battell Loomis (1861–1911)
Gerard van Loon (1683–1758)
Adriaan Pietersz Loosjes (1761–1818)
Caetano Lopes (1780–1860)
Fernão Lopes (c. 1380–after 1459)
Adelardo López de Ayala y Herrera (1828–1879)
Pedro López de Ayala (1332–1407)
Vicente López y Planes (1784–1856)
John Lord (1810–1894)
William Wilberforce Lord (1819–1907)
Sebastián Lorente (1813–1884)
Ottokar Lorenz (1832–1903)
George Claude Lorimer (1838–1904)
George Horace Lorimer (1869–1937)
Hieronymus Lorm (1821–1902)
Benson John Lossing (1813–1891)
Ferdinand Lotheissen (1833–1887)
Harriett Mulford Lothrop (1844–1924)
Pierre Loti (1850–1923)
Hermann Lotze (1817–1881)
Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1838–1915)
Jean Baptiste Louvet de Couvray (1760–1797)
Richard Lovelace (1618–1658)
Samuel Lover (1797–1868)
Martha Perry Lowe (1829–1902)
Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856–1943)
Amy Lowell (1874–1925)
Anna Cabot Lowell (1811–1874)
Edward Jackson Lowell (1845–1894)
James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Maria (White) Lowell (1821–1853)
Percival Lowell (1855–1916)
Robert Traill Spence Lowell (1816–1891)
Robert Lowry (1826–1899)
Charles Jean Marie Loyson (Père Hyacinthe) (1827–1912)
Sir John Lubbock (1834–1913)
Wilhelm Lübke (1826–1893)
Hugo Lubliner (1846–1911)
Edward Lubowski (1837–1923)
Lucan (39–65)
Edward Verrall Lucas (1868–1938)
Siméon Luce (1833–1892)
Achille Luchaire (1846–1908)
Lucian (c. 125–after 180)
Gaius Lucilius (c. 180–103 B.C.)
Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99–c. 55 B.C.)
Sir Henry William Lucy (1845–1924)
Charles Henry Lüders (1858–1891)
Fitz Hugh Ludlow (1836–1870)
James Meeker Ludlow (1841–1932)
Hiob Ludolf (1624–1704)
Otto Ludwig (1813–1865)
Luis de Granada (1504–1588)
Henry Clay Lukens (1838–1900?)
Joseph Rawson Lumby (1831–1895)
Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859–1928)
Benjamin Lundy (1789–1839)
George Lunt (1803–1885)
William Parsons Lunt (1805–1857)
Jadwiga Łuszczewska (1834–1908)
Martin Luther (1483–1546)
Ignacio de Luzán (1702–1754)
Luigi Luzzatti (1841–1927)
Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall (1835–1911)
Lycophron of Chalcis (fl. Third Century B.C.)
Lycurgus
John Lydgate (c. 1370–c. 1451)
Sir Charles Lyell (1797–1875)
John Lyly (1555?–1606)
Joseph Bardwell Lyman (1829–1872)
Theodore Lyman (1792–1849)
James Daniel Lynch (1836–1903)
Francis Lynde (1856–1930)
Lysias (c. 450–c. 380 B.C.)
William Haines Lytle (1826–1863)
E. Robert Bulwer, Lord Lytton (Owen Meredith) (1831–1891)


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