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Cottle, Joseph, publisher and author, born in 1770, settled in business in Bristol in 1791, and there formed a friendship with the "Lake" poets, whose works he published on generous terms. He retired from business in 1799, and was the author of Recollections of Coleridge, severely criticised, and several obsolete works. He died in 1853.