WILLIAM BURNESS, the father of the poet, is said to have observed from a very early period the bright intellect of his elder born. He remarked to his wife that, “Whoever may live to see it, something extraordinary will come from that boy!” And there did!
A Father’s Prophecy, p.15.
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