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John Langhorne (1735-1779)
John Langhorne was an English clergyman poet, translator, editor and author. He was born in March 1735 in Winton, a village in the former Westmorland, now the Eden District of Cumbria:
- In Eden’s vale where early fancy wrought
- Her wild embroidery on the ground of thought.
He died on 1 April 1779, in Blagdon, Somerset.