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Poems of Francis Thompson.

Francis Thompson

Poems of Francis Thompson.

by Francis Thompson

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Pagination368p. ;
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15579918M

The Kingdom of God by Francis Thompson. Nicholson & Lee, eds. The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse. Read best Francis Thompson poems. He was an English poet. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but, in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years. A married couple read his poetry and rescued him, publishing his first book Poems in Thompson lived as an unbalanced invalid in Wales and at Storrington, but wrote three books of poetry.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Francis Thompson (16 December – 13 November ) was an English poet and Catholic the behest of his father, a doctor, he entered medical school at the age of 18, but at 26 left home to pursue his talent as a writer and : 16 December , Preston, Lancashire.

" The Hound of Heaven " is a line poem written by English poet Francis Thompson (–). The poem became famous and was the source of much of Thompson's posthumous reputation. The poem was first published in Thompson's first volume of poems in It was included in the Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse (). The Hound Of Heaven. By Francis Thompson () I fled Him, down the nights and down the days; I fled Him, down the arches of the years; I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways. Of my own mind; and in the mist of tears. I hid from Him, and under running laughter. Up vistaed hopes I sped; And shot, precipitated.


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Are you an author. Cited by: 1. The Poems of Francis Thompson: A New Edition. During the research for her biography of Francis Thompson, Between Heaven and Charing Cross it became clear to Brigid Boardman that a new edition of his poetry was essential for a full recognition of the range and variety of his work/5(4).

Selected Poems of Francis Thompson. Publisher: John Lane Publication date: Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry Poetry / General Poetry / Anthologies Poetry / American / General Poetry / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Notes: This is /5.

All poems of Francis Thompson». Francis Thompson was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years.

A married couple read his poetry and rescued him, publishing his first book, Poems in [Francis Thompson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Complete poems of Francis Thompson Paperback – Aug by Francis Thompson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Francis Thompson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(10). Read this book on Questia. To one familiar with Francis Thompson's poetry and prose but unacquainted with the great bulk of criticism written about him and his work, any attempt to show that he was a poet of the Catholic economy of life must seem only another indication of The Return of Don Quixote.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Francis, Poems of Francis Thompson. New York, D. Appleton-Century Co. [©] (OCoLC) Francis Thompson was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years.

After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years/5.

Thompson wrote almost all of his poetry during his four years of withdrawal (his only poem widely read today is The Hound of Heaven.) He wrote to Meynell: "Nor need you fear the opium.

I have learned the advantage of being without it for mental exercise; and (still more important) I have learned to bear my fits of depression without it. Genre/Form: Poems: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Francis, Poems of Francis Thompson.

New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Company. Poems Paperback – J by Francis Thompson (Author)Author: Francis Thompson. Volume 1 of 3. Poems. Francis Thompson was an English poet and inwhile working in a bootmaker's shop, wrote his first poems, which were published in "Merry England" by Wilfrid Meynell.

Thompson's literary executor made this collection while being governed by Mr. Thompson's express in /5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 7 by Francis Thompson 61, free ebooks; 7 by Francis Thompson; Selected Poems of Francis Thompson by Francis Thompson.

Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Annotator: Meynell, Wilfrid, Author: Thompson, Francis. Works of Francis Thompson Poems: Volume II,The by Francis Thompson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Francis Thompson is considered the greatest modern Catholic poet, and the Hound of Heaven his greatest inspiration writing; but readers of all faiths find it a spiritual beauty and lyric quality of universal by: 3.

The Hound Of Heaven poem by Francis Thompson. I fled Him down the nights and down the daysI fled Him down the arches of the yearsI fled Him down the labyrinthine ways.

Page. According to Wikipedia: "Francis Thompson (16 December - 13 November ) was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years. A married couple read his poetry and rescued him, publishing his first book, Poems in Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks 7 by Francis Thompson; Poems by Francis Thompson. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Thompson, Francis, Title: Poems Language. Get this from a library. Poems of Francis Thompson.

[Francis Thompson] -- The author's preface declares, "The object of this work is to offer to students an edition of Thompson's poetry that will be more practicable for purposes of reference because of the numbered lines.

Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Francis, Poems of Francis Thompson. New York, Century Co., [©].THE POEMS OF FRANCIS THOMPSON.

THOMPSON, Francis. The Poems of Francis Thompson. London: Oxford University Press, (). Octavo, contemporary half red calf, raised bands, green calf spine label; housed in custom slipcase. Attractively bound later edition of Thompson’s poems.A Biographical Note On Francis Thompson FRANCIS THOMPSON, a poet of high thinking, of celestial vision, and of imaginings that found literary images of answering splendour, died in London in the winter of