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Algernon Charles Swinburne

ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE was born in London in 1837 to an aristocratic family. He spent much of his childhood at the family home on the Isle of Wight, and was educated at Eton from 1849 to 1853. In 1856 he entered Balliol College, Oxford. He failed his examinations in Classics, passing on a second attempt, and in 1860 he left the University without sitting Finals. At Oxford the young Swinburne had made the acquaintance of D. G. Rossetti and William Morris, both of whom had a substantial...See more

Personality Profile For Algernon Charles Swinburne

Algernon Charles Swinburne

The following is a personality profile of Algernon Charles Swinburne based on his work.

Algernon Charles Swinburne is expressive.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Algernon Charles Swinburne is also confident: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.

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