Robert Seymour Bridges

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Robert Seymour Bridges was an English poet noted for his technical mastery of prosody and for his sponsorship of the poetry of his friend Gerard Manley Hopkins. Born into a prosperous family, Bridges went to Eton College and then to Oxford, where he met Hopkins. His edition of Hopkins' poetry that appeared in 1916 rescued it from obscurity. From 18 ...
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I Will Not Let Thee Go
I will not let thee go.
Ends all our month-long love in this?
Can it be summed up so,
Quit in a single kiss?
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London Snow
When men were all asleep the snow came flying, In large white flakes falling on the city brown,
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My Delight And Thy Delight
My delight and thy delight
Walking, like two angels white,
In the gardens of the night:
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So Sweet Love Seemed That April Morn
So sweet love seemed that April morn,
When first we kissed beside the thorn,
So strangely sweet, it was not strange
We thought that love could never change.
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Awake, My Heart
Awake, my heart, to be loved, awake, awake!

The darkness silvers away, the morn doth break,
It leaps in the sky: unrisen lustres slake
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Mr e slaters 16 October 2020
I have a small booklet written in calligraphy by the late Robert bridges which I would looked at by an expert it belongs to my son-in-law
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