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Dobson

[dob-suh n] /ˈdɒb sən/
noun
1.
(Henry) Austin, 1840–1921, English poet, biographer, and essayist.
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  • From Cowper to austin dobson, the poets have had their fling at it.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood
  • Mr. austin dobson's charming translation of this was originally intended to appear in the present writer's essay above mentioned.

  • austin dobson, Henley, and Swinburne have written successfully in this form.

  • And certainly he works in accord with the measure of Mr. austin dobson's verses.

    English Book-Illustration of To-day Rose Esther Dorothea Sketchley
  • Critics say that our modern poetry is all sad; and so it is, save when the dainty muse of Mr. austin dobson smiles upon us.

    Side Lights James Runciman
  • But in verse Mr. austin dobson is, in his own restricted field, unsurpassed.

  • By poetic license, quite pardonable when assumed by austin dobson or by Praed, we speak of the leisure of the eighteenth century.

    London Walter Besant
  • austin dobson has translated several of the odes into the French forms and many other poets have turned their hand to the task.

    Rhymes and Meters Horatio Winslow
  • Yes; it is very good, very good indeed: austin dobson himself is not better.

    Armorel of Lyonesse Walter Besant
  • The whole of the last chapter of this sketch is devoted, by Mr. austin dobson, to the topic of English illustrated books.

    The Library Andrew Lang

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