The Figure of the Hermit in Charlotte Smith's "Beachy Head"

@article{Lokke2008TheFO,
  title={The Figure of the Hermit in Charlotte Smith's "Beachy Head"},
  author={Kari Elise Lokke},
  journal={The Wordsworth Circle},
  year={2008},
  volume={39},
  pages={38 - 43}
}
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  • Published 1 January 2008
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In The Guardian, October 2, 2007, Jon Henley tells the tale of Keith Lane, a fifty-seven year old window-washer who patrols the cliffs of Beachy Head nightly, talking would-be suicides out of ending their lives. Though he has saved twenty-nine people since his wife took her own life there in 2004, the combined forces of the Coastguard and volunteers from the Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team put an end to his rescue efforts, charging that he is only seeking publicity and that he has no right to put… 
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