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Edmund Gosse (1849–1928), English poet, author and critic, known for his autobiography "Father and Son" (1907).

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What did Edmund Gosse mean by “servers of pillows to all armholes”?

In a 1907 letter to Walt Whitman’s biographer Bliss Perry, Edmund Gosse wrote: I came across your really delightful volume on Walt Whitman,† and read it with such pleasure that I had to review it ...