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10 November probably 1728 OG, poet, novelist, historian, biographer and playwright, was born probably at Pallas, Longford, Ireland, a middle child in a family of eight. Bibliographic Citation link.
4 April 1774 OG, poet, novelist, historian, biographer, and playwright, died at the age of forty-three, at 2 Brick Court, Middle Temple, London, of a kidney infection. His condition may have been exacerbated through the use of Dr James's powder, a patent remedy. Bibliographic Citation link.
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