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Samuel Richardson
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Born: August 19, 1689

Died: July 4, 1761 (aged 71)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Bio: Samuel Richardson was an 18th-century English writer and printer. He is best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded, Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady and The History of Sir Charles Grandison. Richardson was an established printer and publisher for most of his life and printed almost 500 different works, with journals and magazines.

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We work in the dark — we do what we can — we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.

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