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Charles Farrar Browne

(1834—1867)


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(1834–67),

American humorous moralist, wrote under pseudonym ‘Artemus Ward’. He purported to describe the experiences of a travelling showman, using, like ‘Josh Billings’ (H. W. Shaw), his own comic phonetic spelling. He became a contributor to Punch and died in England.

Subjects: Literature.


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