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Don Marquis

Donald Robert Perry Marquis (/ˈmɑrkwɪs/MAR-kwis; July 28, 1878, in Walnut, Illinois – June 16, 1937, in New York City) 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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