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Arthur Hugh Clough

Arthur Hugh Clough (1 January 1819 – 13 November 1861) was an English poet, an educationalist, and the devoted assistant to ground-breaking nurse Florence Nightingale. He was the brother of suffragist Anne Clough, who ended up as principal of Newnham College, Cambridge.

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Arthur Hugh Clough - Writings
... in the stress of the Irish potato famine, Clough wrote an ethical pamphlet addressed to the undergraduates, with the title, A Consideration of ... and elegiac pieces, later in date than the Ambarvalia, complete Clough's poetic output ... Clough's output is small and much of it appeared posthumously ...

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