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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Blind, Mathilde

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BLIND, MATHILDE, a German-English poet, born in Mannheim, March 21, 1847; went to England in 1849, and won fame by her writings, “The Prophecy of St. Oran, and Other Poems” (London, 1881); “Life of George Eliot” (1883); “Madame Roland” (1886); “The Heather on Fire,” a tale (1886); “Ascent of Man” (1889); “Dramas in Miniature” (1892); “Songs and Sonnets” (1893), and “Birds of Passage” (1895). She died in London, Nov. 26, 1896.