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Dowson

[dou-suh n]
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noun
  1. Ernest (Christopher),1867–1900, English poet.
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Historical Examples

  • It was merely too late for Dowson, and it was probably too soon.

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • But it was all struggle for Dowson, a battle with the pale lily.

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • Dowson was, let us say not mockingly, the boyish whimperer in song.

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • That was the genius of poets like Dowson, and pierrot was the master of them all.

    Adventures in the Arts

    Marsden Hartley

  • Do you know that thing of Dowson's: 'I have been faithful to thee, Cynara, in my fashion'?

    Beyond

    John Galsworthy


British Dictionary definitions for dowson

Dowson

noun
  1. Ernest (Christopher). 1867–1900, English Decadent poet noted for his lyric Cynara
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