The Ballad of Reading Gaol

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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The Ballad of Reading Gaol

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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Born in Dublin October 16, 1854, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, the second son of Sir William Wilde, the noted Irish oculist, and Jane Francesca Elgee, the well-known pamphleteer and poet, received his early education at Enniskellen and Trinity College. He then entered Oxford, graduating in 1878, and winning the Newdigate Prize for English Verse with his poem "Ravenna." During the next five years he became known . . .

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