- Thomas,1752–70, English poet.
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Chatterton has spent much of his life acting and writing for community theater.Midwinter Madness in New York 2011
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I'm Mr Chatterton, sir; and now, out with your writ—whose suit?
I did not, sir, apply it to a gentleman; I applied it to Mr Chatterton.
There is an officer in this regiment of the name of Chatterton?
My brother is hot and fiery; Mr Chatterton is rash and headstrong.
In the meantime, I will go to Chatterton, and take all necessary precautions.
- Thomas. 1752–70, British poet; author of spurious medieval verse and prose: he committed suicide at the age of 17
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