Bevington, L.S. (1845–1895)

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Bevington, L.S. (1845–1895)

British poet and essayist. Name variations: Louisa Sarah Bevington; Louisa S. Guggenberger; (pseudonym) Arbor Leigh. Born Louisa Sarah Bevington, 1845, in London, England; died 1895 in London; dau. of Alexander Bevington and Louisa (De Hermes) Bevington; m. Ignatz Guggenberger, 1883.

Acquired strong sense of social justice from Quaker parents, but became an agnostic and anarchist; spent time in Germany with husband, then returned to England and associated with international atheists and anarchists; works of poetry include Key Notes (1876), Poems, Lyrics, and Sonnets (1882) and Liberty Lyrics (1895); published articles on anarchism and socialism, including "Atheism and Morality" (1879), "Why I am an Expropriationist" (1894) and "Anarchism and Violence" (1896).

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