Frederick Wiliam Henry Myers

(1843-1901 / England)

Frederick Wiliam Henry Myers
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Frederic William Henry Myers was a poet, classicist, philologist, and a founder of the Society for Psychical Research.

Early life

Frederic William Henry Myers was the son of Rev. Frederic Myers and Susan Myers (born Susan Harriet). He was a brother of poet Enest Myers (1844-1921) and of Dr. Arthur Thomas Myers (1851-1894). His maternal grandfather was the industrialist John Marshall (1765-1845).

Myers was educated at Cheltenham College and at Trinity College, Cambridge where he received a B.A. in 1865, and university prizes, including the Bell, Craven, Camden and Chancellor's Medal: however he was forced to resign the Camden medal for 1863 after accusations ... more »

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On A Grave At Grindelwald

Here let us leave him; for his shroud the snow,
For funeral-lamps he has the planets seven,
For a great sign the icy stair shall go
Between the heights to heaven.

One moment stood he as the angels stand,
High in the stainless eminence of air;
The next, he was not, to his fatherland
Translated unaware.

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