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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Maginn, William

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A witty, generous-hearted Irishman, born in Cork; a man of versatile ability, who contributed largely to Blackwood , and became editor of Fraser's Magazine , in the conduct of which latter he gathered round him as contributors a number of the most eminent literary men; the stories and verses he wrote gave signs of something like genius (1793-1842).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Maginn, William'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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