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From King Edward's School Birmingham he went to Balliol College Oxford where he graduated in 1872 and at once devoted himself to a literary career as journalist essayist and lecturer. Criticism
Lord Tennyson a target of Collins' pen referred to him as "a louse in the locks of literature". John Churton Collins (26 March 1848 – 25 September 1908) English literary critic was born at Bourton-on-the-Water Gloucestershire.

On 25 September 1908 he was found dead in a ditch near Lowestoft at which place he had been staying with a doctor for the benefit of his health. From King Edward's School Birmingham he went to Balliol College Oxford where he graduated in 1872 and at once devoted himself to a literary career as journalist essayist and lecturer.