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August 4: The Necessity of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792) It was on this date, August 4, 1792, that the third-greatest British poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley, was born at Field Place near Horsham, the son of a Member of Parliament. Along with developing a strong dislike

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April 27: Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft argued that to obtain social equality society must rid itself of the monarchy as well as the church and military hierarchies.

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February 10: Charles Lamb

Lamb was a complete agnostic from 1801, and from 1829 he was no longer even a Unitarian.

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John Mill