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Dowson, Ernest Line breaks: Er¦nest Dow¦son
Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊs(ə)n/

Definition of Dowson, Ernest in English:

( 1867–1900), English poet, associated with the ‘decadent’ school of Oscar Wilde and Aubrey Beardsley; full name Ernest Christopher Dowson. His two books of poems, Verses (1896) and Decorations (1899), deal with themes of ennui and world-weariness.
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