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Hunt, James Henry Leigh
(b. Southgate, Middlesex, October 19th, 1784; d. August 28th, 1859). The Feast of the Poets (1814); The Descent of Liberty (1815); Bacchus in Tuscany (1816); Hero and Leander (1816); Francesca da Rimini (1816); Ultra-Crepidarius (1819); Amyntas (1820); Recollections of Lord Byron (1828); Sir Ralph Esher (1832); Captain Sword and Captain Pen (1839); A Legend of Florence (1840); The Palfrey (1842); Christianism (1846); Men, Women, and Books (1847); The Town (1848); Autobiography (1850); The Religion of the Heart (1853); Stories in Verse (1855); The Old Court Suburb (1855); Table Talk; A Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla; A Tale for the Chimney Corner; Wishing Cap Papers; and A Day by the Fire. He was also the compiler, with notes, of Wit and Humour and Imagination and Fancy. Edited The Examiner (180821); The Literary Examiner (1817); The Indicator (181921); The Companion (1828); The Tatler (183032); The London Journal (183435); and The Reflector. For Biography, see the Life and Letters by his son; Cosmo Monkhouses Life; Hawthornes Our Old Home; Grundys Pictures of the Past, etc. See also Alexander Smiths Dreamthorpe.