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John Francis Waller

(c. 1809—1894) writer


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(1809–1894), poet and editor. Born in Limerick and educated at TCD. One of the founder-members of the Dublin University Magazine, he edited it in its declining years when he bought it from J. S. Le Fanu. His comic and sentimental contributions to it in verse and prose were collected as The Slingsby Papers (1852).

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

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