Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel

Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel Poems

The Explorer In Africa

Yet mine are higher, holier purposes;
For I will cleave this darkling continent,
As with a sword of intellectual light;


'Pan is not dead, he lives for ever!
Mere and mountain, forest, seas,
Ocean, thunder, rippling, river,
All are living Presences;

Sea Slumber-Song

SEA-BIRDS are asleep,
The world forgets to weep,
Sea murmurs her soft slumber-song
On the shadowy sand

Ballad Of The Dead Monk; Or, Brother Benedict

The monk upon the bier lies dead;
Seven tapers burn by him;


The mage of music, deaf to outward sound,
Rehearsing mighty harmonies within,
Waved his light wand; the full aerial tides

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Ramesh Rai 18 October 2014

I have great respect for the great poet.

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Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel Biography

Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel, also known as Noël (August 27, 1834 - May 26, 1894), was an English poet.

The son of Charles Noel, Lord Barham, afterwards 1st Earl of Gainsborough, he was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he obtained his M.A. in 1858.[1] He then spent two years travelling in the East. In 1863, he married Alice de Br ...

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