A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Watts, Alaric Alexander
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Watts, Alaric Alexander
Watts, Alaric Alexander (1797-1864). -- Poet, b. in London, had an active career as a journalist. He founded the United Service Gazette, and ed. various newspapers and an annual, the Literary Souvenir. His poems were coll. as Lyrics of the Heart. His numerous journalistic ventures finally resulted in bankruptcy.