John Masefield

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English poet (1878-1967)

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|Poet John Masefield, above, was inspired by ships like the California
'John Masefield, born 1878: Roy Palmer gives a Centenary Assessment', Vole, 9 (May 1978), 30-32.
Hourly "in all that time," wrote John Masefield in his account Gallipoli, "[the soldier] has seen his friends blown to pieces at his side, or dismembered, or drowned, or driven mad, or stabbed, or sniped by some unseen stalker."
I cannot do better than finish with lines from English poet laureate John Masefield's In Praise of Nurses:
According to the Guardian, Buckingham Palace has announced that Dharker would be the 2014 recipient of the prestigious prize that was created in 1933 by King George V at the suggestion of John Masefield, the poet laureate of that time.
Ledbury was home to poetess Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the birthplace of poet laureate John Masefield, after whom the local secondary school is named.
England's Poet Laureate John Masefield once called "Twelfth Night" "the happiest and one of the loveliest of all Shakespeare's plays.
So on November 11, 1911, on a stage festooned with chrysanthemums, the new repetory company performed its first play - JM Barrie's The Admirable Crichton - after a reading of a poem John Masefield had written for the occasion: "Here in this house, to-night, our city makes, Something which must not fail for all our sakes, For we begin what men have been too blind, To build elsewhere, a temple for the mind."
Pitt took the unusual title of his book from a line in the poem Right Royal by John Masefield, but the book's reach and grasp brings instead Masefield's An Epilogue to mind, particularly the line 'I have seen flowers come in stony places'.
I wandered lonely as a cloud Cargoes by John Masefield That floats on high o'er hill and vale By the shore of Gitchie Gumee Daffodils by William Wordsworth By the shining Big-seas-water 'Twas brillig and the slithy toves Dulce et decorum est by Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; Wilfred Owen They went to sea in a sieve, they Elegy written in a country did, In a sieve they went to sea churchyard by Thomas Gray Half a league, half a league.
Aside from "Macavity: The Mystery Cat," Isfahani also performed Jim, by Hilaire Belloc and Sea Fever, by the former Poet Laureate, John Masefield.
To quote the poet John Masefield: "I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by." Canadians ought to be asking for the same.
The book's final chapter looks at questions of personal and national identity in an imperial, or pre-war or inter-war context in sequences by Scawen Blunt, William Watson, Isaac Rosenberg, John Masefield, and Rupert Brooke.
Who would have guessed that so many Tristan plays were produced in the twentieth century, by writers including John Masefield and Don Marquis (author of Archie and Mehitabel)?