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  • William Morris: An Approach to the Poetry by J.M.S. Tompkins
    Cecil Woolf, 368 pp, £20.00, May 1988, ISBN 0 900821 84 1

As a schoolboy, Rudyard Kipling used to stay in North End Road, Fulham with his aunt and uncle, the Burne-Joneses. One evening William Morris came into the nursery and, finding the children under the table and nobody else about, climbed on to the rocking-horse and

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