WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT
\wˈɪlfɹɪd skˈɔːn blˈʌnt], \wˈɪlfɹɪd skˈɔːn blˈʌnt], \w_ˈɪ_l_f_ɹ_ɪ_d s_k_ˈɔː_n b_l_ˈʌ_n_t]\
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An Irish poet; born at Crabbet Park, Sussex, in 1840. He was attache of legation at The Hague, Athens, Madrid, Buenos Ayres, and elsewhere. He supported Arabi Pasha in a revolt in 1881, in Egypt; and was imprisoned in 1888 for his insurrectionary actions in Ireland. He is author of: "Sonnets and Songs by Proteus" (London, (1875); "The Love Sonnets of Proteus" (1881; new ed. 1885); "The Future of Islam" (1882); "The Wind and the Whirlwind", political poems (1884); "Ideas about India" (1885); "Esther: a Young Man's Tragedy"; "Odes of Pagan Arabia".
By Charles Dudley Warner