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Palgrave

[pawl-greyv, pal-] /ˈpɔl greɪv, ˈpæl-/
noun
1.
Francis Turner, 1824–97, English critic, poet, and anthologist.
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Palgrave

/ˈpɔːlɡreɪv; ˈpæl-/
noun
1.
Francis Turner. 1824–97, British critic and poet, editor of the poetry anthology The Golden Treasury (1861)
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