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Although Jane Taylor and her sister Ann were discouraged from writing in their early lives, they were well educated by their parents, who allowed them to write only when all other religious and educational duties had beenread more
A monk , when his rites sacerdotal were o'er,
In the depths of his cell with its stone-covered floor,
Resigning to thought his chimerical brain,
Once formed the contrivance we now shall explain;5
But whether by magic's or alchemy's powers
We know not; indeed, 'tis no business of ours.
Perhaps it was only by patience and care,
At last, that he brought his invention to bear.
In youth 'twas projected, but years stole away,
What poet was age 63 before being published by a commercial publisher?Answer
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Amy Clampitt. The Kingfisher (1983) was very successful, and generated great critical acclaim.