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Mary Howitt

Mary Howitt (1799 - 1888) was an English poetess, and author of the famous poem "The Spider and the Fly".

She was born Mary Botham, at Coleford, in Gloucestershire, the daughter of Samuel and Ann Botham. She married her fellow author William Howitt in 1821 and they wrote a total of over 180 books combined.

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