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William Ernest Henley
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Born: August 23, 1849

Died: July 11, 1903 (aged 53)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, critic

Bio: William Ernest Henley was an English poet, critic and editor, best remembered for his 1875 poem Invictus.

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Philebus was saying that enjoyment and pleasure and delight, and the class of feelings akin to them, are a good to every living being, whereas I contend, that not these, but wisdom and intelligence and memory, and their kindred, right opinion and true reasoning, are better and more desirable than pleasure for all who are able to partake of them, and that to all such who are or ever will be they are the most advantageous of all things.

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