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By William Mason

Mason was a friend of Thomas Gray and one of the pre-eminent poets in England from the 1750s through the 1770s. His most famous work is probably ‘Musaeus, a Monody on the Death of Mr. Pope,’ as well as the ‘Elegies,’ ‘Elfrida’ and ‘Caractacus.’ Mason was William Pitt the Younger’s …

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