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Wathen Mark Wilks Call

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Poet and scholar. B.A. Cambridge, 1843; M.A. 1846. Took holy orders, though with hesitation; curate,1846-1856  (J. A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List, 1940-1954); then withdrew from Church on conscientious grounds as result of his speculations and his study of Comte. Thereafter devoted himself to literature and philosophy; took much interest in social and political reform. Friend of George Eliot and G. H. Lewes. One of the original editors of Cambridge Magazine. Contributed to Leader, Westminster Review, Cornhill Magazine, Theological Review, Fortnightly Review. At least one of his poems appeared in A.Y.R. Author of Lyra Hellenica, 1842, translations from the Greek; Reverberations and Golden Histories, poems; Final Causes, a volume of essays, published posthumously.

Author: Anne Lohrli; © University of Toronto Press, 1973.

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