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As quoted in O Rare Don Marquis, a Biography, by Edward Anthony (1962), Ch. 11


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Born: July 29, 1878

Died: December 29, 1937 (aged 59)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Donald Robert Perry Marquis was a humorist, journalist, and author. He was variously a novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, and playwright. He is remembered best for creating the characters Archy and Mehitabel, supposed authors of humorous verse.

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