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Westonbirt Arboretum Photo Detail
Bamboo beside the Circular Drive
Image © David Ross and Britain Express
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This essayist and poet is best known for his 'Dictionery of the English Language', published in 1755
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His other famous work was 'The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets'
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