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Illustrated Biography of Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell OM, GCMG, GCVO, KCB (22 February 1857 - 8 January 1941), also known as B-P, who was a lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, and founder of the Scouting Movement. Written by Edward Harold Begbie who was an English author and journalist who published nearly fifty books, and contributed to periodicals. At first Begbie took up farming, but later moved to London and joined the Daily Chronicle and later the Globe. He wrote books of popular verse, and much literature for children. At the outbreak of World War I he wrote a number of recruiting poems and visited America on behalf of his paper. Some of the articles he wrote there were used as propaganda. In 1917, he publicly defended the rights of Pacifists and Conscientious Objectors to oppose the War. He later wrote his best known work under the pseudonym of "A Gentleman with a Duster", in which various anomalies and injustices were exposed.
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Edward Harold Begbie (1871–1929), also known as Harold Begbie, was an English author and journalist who published nearly 50 books and poems and contributed to periodicals.
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