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The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

  

by Sir Walter Ralegh

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Sir Walter Ralegh was the founder of an American colony on Roanoke Island. It didn't succeed, but you've still probably heard of it. After everyone disappeared without a trace, it earned the nickname "The Lost Colony." (Source.)

Sir Walter Ralegh introduced the potato to Ireland and brought tobacco to Europe. (Source.)

Sir Walter Ralegh was sent to the New World by King James in order to search for El Dorado, the famous city of gold. Sadly, he came up empty-handed. (Source.)

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