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John Gay
Birth: Jun. 30, 1685
Devon, England
Death: Dec. 4, 1732
Greater London, England

Author. He was born in Barnstable, England. He is best known for his book "The Beggar's Opera." Also he wrote "Trivia, or the Art of Walking the Streets of London," "Polly," "Rural Sports," "The Shepherd's Week" and "Fifty-one Fables in Verse." His epitaph in the tomb is by Pope, and is followed by Gay's own mocking couplet: "Life is a Jest, and All Things Show it, I Thought So Once, and Now I Know it." (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
Westminster Abbey
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jul 09, 2006
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