Stanley, Owen (1811-1850)

Also known as
Stanley, Owen, (Captain ) (1811-1850)
Field of activity
Naval Officer; Marine surveyor; Artist; Draughtsman; Naval officer
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36380050
NLA Persistent Identifier
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Owen Stanley (1811-1850), naval officer, was born on 13 June 1811, the eldest son of Edward Stanley, bishop of Norwich, and Catherine, daughter of Rev. Oswald Leicester, rector of Stoke, Shropshire, England....

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With his 'passion for the sea', Stanley joined the Royal Navy, which lead him to produce numerous watercolours of Port Essington, the Swan River settlement, Sydney, New Zealand, and Tasmania. These images provide a comprehensive and personal record of the antipodes and its inhabitants.

sketcher and naval officer, was born in England on 13 June 1811, eldest son of Rev. Edward Stanley, rector of Alderley and future bishop of Norwich, and his wife Catherine, daughter of Rev. Oswald Leycester, rector of Stoke, Shropshire. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a biography. ...

Flourished

  • fl. 1826 - 1850

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Owen Stanley was commander of the HMS "Rattlesnake" in 1847-1850 and led a maritime and scientific survey of the Great Barrier Reef and New Guinea waters.

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Selected resources (3)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Stanley, Owen
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Stanley, Owen (1811-1850), Naval Officer and Surveyer
    West, Francis
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 470-471
  3. The Rattlesnake: a Voyage of Discovery to the Coral Sea
    Goodman, Jordan
    Published: Faber and Faber, London, 2005

Resources by Owen Stanley (184)

  1. Discoveries in Australia : with an account of the coasts and rivers explored and surveyed during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle in the years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43, by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, also, a narrative of Captain Owe...
    Stokes, J. Lort (John Lort), 1811-1885
    [ Book : 1846-2010 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 66 libraries
    Discoveries in Australia : with an account of the coasts and rivers explored and surveyed during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle in the years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43, by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, also, a narrative of Captain Owen Stanley's visits to the islands in the Arafura Sea / by J. Lort Stokes
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32.129)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 32.129)

  2. Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kenne...
    MacGillivray, John 1822-1867
    [ Book, Art work : 1852-2002 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 63 libraries
    Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula / published under the sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.644)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.644)

  3. Plan of Port Curtis : Nov.r 1847 / by Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Map : 1848-1900 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.941)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.941)

  4. Family papers
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Unpublished : 1807-1975 ]
    At National Library
    Family papers
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.231)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.231)

  5. Notes of a cruise in the Eastern Archipelago in 1841 / by Captain Owen Stanly [i.e. Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Book : 1840 ]
    At RGSSA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.956)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.956)

  6. Arafura Sea : partly from the surveys of Captn. Owen Stanley / J. Arrowsmith
    Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873
    [ Map : 1846-1946 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.192)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.192)

  7. Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Art work : 1845 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.486)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.486)

  8. Selected collections of the Cheshire Record Office relating to Australia and the Pacific [M845-847]
    Eyre, John
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.206)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.206)

  9. Plan of Port Curtis : H.M.S. Rattlesnake Nov.r 1847 / by Owen Stanley ; Arrowsmith, Lith
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Map : 1848-1968 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.729)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.729)

  10. [Seascape] [Owen Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Art work : 1825-1830 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.994)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.994)

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Resources about Owen Stanley (22)

  1. Owen Stanley, R.N. : 1811-1850, captain of the 'Rattlesnake' / Adelaide Lubbock
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At 48 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 33.509)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 33.509)

  2. Discoveries in Australia : with an account of the coasts and rivers explored and surveyed during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle in the years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43, by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, also, a narrative of Captain Owe...
    Stokes, J. Lort (John Lort), 1811-1885
    [ Book : 1846-2010 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 66 libraries
    Discoveries in Australia : with an account of the coasts and rivers explored and surveyed during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle in the years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43, by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, also, a narrative of Captain Owen Stanley's visits to the islands in the Arafura Sea / by J. Lort Stokes
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.973)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.973)

  3. Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kenne...
    MacGillivray, John 1822-1867
    [ Book, Art work : 1852-2002 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 63 libraries
    Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula / published under the sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.572)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 23.572)

  4. [Biographical cuttings on Owen Stanley, Naval officer, marine surveyor and artist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.044)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.044)

  5. Plan of Port Curtis : Nov.r 1847 / by Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Map : 1848-1900 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.862)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.862)

  6. Family papers
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Unpublished : 1807-1975 ]
    At National Library
    Family papers
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.193)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.193)

  7. Notes of a cruise in the Eastern Archipelago in 1841 / by Captain Owen Stanly [i.e. Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Book : 1840 ]
    At RGSSA Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.872)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.872)

  8. Arafura Sea : partly from the surveys of Captn. Owen Stanley / J. Arrowsmith
    Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873
    [ Map : 1846-1946 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.231)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.231)

  9. Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    Stanley, Owen, 1811-1850
    [ Art work : 1845 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.378)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.378)

  10. Selected collections of the Cheshire Record Office relating to Australia and the Pacific [M845-847]
    Eyre, John
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1950 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.248)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 14.248)

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  1. Stanley, Charles Edward (1819-1849)
    Artist; 9002; Draughtsman; Engineer; 6923
    ... Stanley, Owen ... brother of Owen Stanley . This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a biography. ... ...
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.601)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.601)

  2. Rye, Owen S., (Owen Stanley)
    Maker; 6924;
    ... Owen Rye is a well-known leader in the woodfire movement in Australia and overseas and a valued ...
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.36)

  3. Stanley, Phil (1946-)
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  1. Website: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
    www.eoas.info
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  2. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
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  3. Website: State Library of New South Wales [website]
    www.sl.nsw.gov.au
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.087)

  1. WHO WAS THIS OWEN STANLEY?
    The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Thursday 10 September 1942 p 4 Article
    ... at Port Jackson early in ten. On the morning of March 13. 1850. Captain Owen Stanley was found deed ... the jon of the then Bishop of Norwich, and was born on June 13. 1811. He entered ! 1 lie Royal Naval ... 911 words
    • Text last corrected on 14 December 2015 by birdwing
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.672)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.672)

  2. WHO WAS THIS OWEN STANLEY? War-wracked Mountain Range in Papua Was Named after a Wandering British Naval Officer
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 29 August 1942 p 2 Article Illustrated
    ... years 1800 to 1850. Capt Owen Stanley was the son of the then Bishop of Norwich, and was bom on June 13 ... at Porl Jackson early In 1850. On the morning of March 13, 1850 Capl Owen Stanley was found dead in ... 893 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.837)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.837)

  3. THE LATE CAPTAIN STANLEY.
    The Shipping Gazette and Sydney General Trade List (NSW : 1844 - 1860) Saturday 23 March 1850 p 86 Article
    ... .R.A.S., born 13th June, 1811, was the eldest son of the late Bight Reverend Edward Stanley, Bishop of Norwich ... China ; also the Nelson, barque, on the 1st of January, 1850, off Howe's Island, with 300 barrels sperm ... 2192 words
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.836)

  1. Owen SA
    Owen SA
    Created by RJReid, 300 items.

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  2. Owen Family
    Owen Family
    Created by bremich6, 18 items.

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  3. Capt O Stanley, R.N.
    Capt O Stanley, R.N.
    Created by robbosun, 3 items.

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    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.016)

  1. Lennie the legend : solo to Sydney by pony / Stephanie Owen Reeder
    Reeder, Stephanie Owen
    [ Book, Map : 2015 ]
    At 99 libraries
    Lennie the legend : solo to Sydney by pony / Stephanie Owen Reeder
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.253)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.253)

  2. Wilfred Owen / Jon Stallworthy
    Stallworthy, Jon
    [ Book, Map : 1970-2013 ]
    Possibly online
    At 46 libraries
    Wilfred Owen / Jon Stallworthy
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.171)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.171)

  3. The emergence of modern Southeast Asia : a new history / edited by Norman G. Owen ... [et al.]
    Owen, Norman G
    [ Book, Map : 2005 ]
    At 39 libraries
    The emergence of modern Southeast Asia : a new history / edited by Norman G. Owen ... [et al.]
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.148)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.148)

  1. Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. R...
    MacGillivray, J...
    [ Book, Art work : 1852-2002 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, during the years 1846-1850 : including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.; to which is added the account of Mr. E. B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula / published under the sanction of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty
  2. Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terr...
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1845 ]
    Departure of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror for the North Pole, 1845 / Owen Stanley
  3. [Seascape] [Owen Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1825-1830 ]
  4. The Governor of Smyrna [Owen Stanle...
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1834 ]
  5. Mary, as she appears all the mornin...
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1840 ]
    Mary, as she appears all the morning, March 18 [Owen Stanley]
  6. [Coastal scene] [Owen Stanley]
    Stanley, Owen, ...
    [ Art work : 1830 ]
  1. Stanley (Owen G.) Papers
    Stanley, Owen G.
    [ Unpublished : 1924 ]
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    Stanley (Owen G.) Papers
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.196)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.196)

  2. A child's garden of verses / by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson
    Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
    [ Book, Audio book : 1855-2016 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined;Chinese;Latin, [3 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 124 libraries
    A  child's garden of verses / by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Charles Robinson
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.184)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.184)

  3. BUCKMASTER, Stanley Owen, 1st Viscount Buckmaster (1861-1934)
    Buckmaster | Stanley Owen | 1861-1934 | 1st Viscount Buckmaster | Lord Chancellor
    [ Unpublished : 2001 ]
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.134)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.134)

  1. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Greek, Modern (1453- );Undetermined, [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 189 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.423)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.423)

  2. Hamlet / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Microform, Audio book, Article : 1603-2009 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish;Russian;French, [29 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 219 libraries
    Hamlet / William Shakespeare
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.41)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.41)

  3. The Reformation / Owen Chadwick
    Chadwick, Owen
    [ Book, Audio book : 1900-1990 ]
    Possibly online
    At 75 libraries
    The Reformation / Owen Chadwick
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.3)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.3)

  4. Dangerous waters / [by] Owen Mass
    Mass, Owen
    [ Book, Audio book : 1975 ]
    At 24 libraries
    Dangerous waters / [by] Owen Mass
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.214)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.214)

  1. The economics of mining Coronation Hill / Bruce Knapman, Owen Stanley
    Knapman, Bruce
    [ Article : 1992 ]
    At 22 libraries
    The economics of mining Coronation Hill / Bruce Knapman, Owen Stanley
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.315)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.315)

  2. A dictionary of accounting
    Law, Jonathan
    [ Book, Periodical : 2005-2016 ]
    Possibly online
    At 44 libraries
    A dictionary of accounting
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.235)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.235)

  3. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Greek, Modern (1453- );Undetermined, [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 189 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.228)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.228)

  4. Cr Angela Owen-Taylor
    Owen-Taylor, Angela
    [ Periodical, Archived website : 2009-2016 ]
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    At 4 libraries
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.209)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.209)

  1. RE will of STANLEY PARKES OWEN, late of Haberfield.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 21 July 1944 [Issue No.71] p 1286

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... EE will of STANLEY PARKES OWEN, late of Haberfield. in tlie State of New South Wales, company ... of Infants Act, 191C-1938, and Trustee Act, 19251940), Stanley Percival Owen, Victor Cecil Morris ... 189 words
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.038)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.038)

  2. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the goods of Owen Stanley, late Captain of Her Majesty's Ship "Rattlesnake," deceased.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 20 August 1852 [Issue No.83] p 1269

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the goods of Owen Stanley ... Arthur Penrlyn Stanley, of the precincts of Canterbury, in the County of Kent, in England, clerk, the ... 152 words
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  3. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of STANLEY THOMAS WOOTTON,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 6 March 1987 [Issue No.44] p 1276

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... , must send particulars of his claim to the executors, Alfred Owen Ellison, Catherine Brenda Remond ... NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of STANLEY ... 133 words
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.011)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.011)

  1. Owen Stanley R. N. 1811-1850 : Captain of the Rattlesnake / Adelaide Lubbock
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At 3 libraries
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.37)

  2. Owen Stanley, 1811-1850 : Captain of the Rattlesnake
    Lubbock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At Curtin Uni Library
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.33)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.33)

  3. Owen Stanley, B. N., 1811-1850, captain of the Rattlesnake
    Lubock, Adelaide
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At Uni of Canberra
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.182)

  4. Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Sound, Audio book : 1734-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Greek, Modern (1453- );Undetermined, [13 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 189 libraries
    Twelfth night / William Shakespeare
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