Elizabeth Barrett Browning March 1806 – 29 June was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both England and the United States during her lifetime. Engraving 1859 by T.
William Sydney Porter (September 1862 – June known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and surprise endings.