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Robert Bridges
(1844-1930) born on
Oct 23
English poet. He was noted for his technical mastery of prosody and for his sponsorship of the poetry of his friend Gerard Manley Hopkins.
         
   
F
Beauty sat with me all the summer day,
Awaiting the sure triumph of her eye;
Nor mark'd I till we parted, how, hard by,
Love in her train stood ready for his prey.

R
For beauty being the best of all we know
Sums up the unsearchable and secret aims
Of nature.
A
When first we met we did not guess
That Love would prove so hard a master.
N
The day begins to droop, -
Its course is done:
But nothing tells the place
Of the setting sun.
K
Masefield's sonnets? Ah yes. Very nice. Pure Shakespeare. Masefield's 'Reynard the Fox'? Very nice, too. Pure Chaucer. Masefield's 'Everlasting Mercy'? H'm. Yes. Pure Masefield.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Growth of Love."
R: "The Growth of Love."
A: "Triolet."
N: "Winter Nightfall."
K: In "Twenty-Five," by Beverley Nichols
   


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