Robert Blair

(1699—1746) poet

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published in 1743 The Grave, a didactic poem of the graveyard school, consisting of some 800 lines of blank verse. It celebrates the horrors of death, the solitude of the tomb, the pains of bereavement. It was illustrated by Blake.

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