Warton

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Warton (ˈwɔːtən)
 
n
1.  Joseph. 1722--1800, British poet and critic, noted for his poem The Enthusiast (1744) and his Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope (1756)
2.  his brother Thomas. 1728--90, poet laureate (1785--90); author of the poem The Pleasures of Melancholy (1747) and the first History of English Poetry (1774--81)

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