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date: 20 October 2020

Duck, Stephenlocked

  • Leslie Stephen
  • , revised by William R. Jones


Duck, Stephen (1705?–1756), poet, was born at Charlton, near Pewsey, Wiltshire. His parents were said to have been poor; otherwise there is no information about his family. He attended a charity school, leaving at about his fourteenth year to work as an agricultural labourer. He married ...

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