Stephen Duck, the thresher poet

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History Today
Vol. 27, no. 7 (July 1977), p. 467-472

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During the 1730s, when 'all people (wrote Walpole's friend Richard West) from the duke's coronet to the thresher's flail are desirous to be poets,' the modest and unassuming Duck achieved considerable fame