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Logan Pearsall Smith

Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865–1946, Anglo-American author, b. Millville, N.J. After 1888 he lived in England, studied at Oxford, and became a man of letters. His brief and exquisite essays were collected as All Trivia (1933). Other works include writings on the English language, a biography of Sir Henry Wotton (1907), On Reading Shakespeare (1933), Reperusals and Re-collections (1936), and Milton and His Modern Critics (1940).

See his autobiography, Unforgotten Years (1939).

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