Andrew Lang
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Born: March 31, 1844

Died: July 20, 1912 (aged 68)

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Poet, writer, anthropologist

Bio: Andrew Lang was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him.

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There is one story and one story only That will prove worth your telling, Whether as learned bard or gifted child; To it all lines or lesser guards belong That startle with their shining Such common stories as they stray into.

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