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Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Praed, Winthrop Mackworth (prād) [key], 1802–39, English poet and essayist. A Conservative member of Parliament (1830–32, 1834–39) and an accomplished political satirist, he is best remembered for his graceful light verse—"Letter of Advice,""Molly Mog"—and his serious poems, such as "Arminius" and "Time's Song."

See D. Hudson, A Poet in Parliament (1939).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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