The Poets' Chantry

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The Poets' Chantry  (1912) 
by Katherine Brégy
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THE POETS' CHANTRY


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Francis Thompson
At the age of 19



The

Poets'

Chantry




LONDON: SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, HAMILTON, KENT & CO. LTD.





ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

THE author acknowledges her grateful indebtedness to the Reverend John J. Burke, C.S.P., Editor of The Catholic World—in which magazine all of these essays have appeared either wholly or in part—for permission and encouragement to republish at this time: to Messrs. Geo. Bell & Sons for the extracts taken from "Coventry Patmore": to Mr. Elkin Matthews for the use of Lionel Johnson's poems: and to Messrs. Burns & Oates for the use of those of Francis Thompson and Aubrey de Vere.



CONTENTS

Page
Robert Southwell 1
William Habington 18
Richard Crashaw 36
Aubrey de Vere 52
Gerard Hopkins 70
Coventry Patmore 89
Lionel Johnson 120
Francis Thompson 142
Alice Meynell 159
Bibliography 173
Index 177



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Francis Thompson (at the age of 19) Frontispiece
PAGE
Robert Southwell, S.J. 11
 From an old print
The Church of the Holy House of Loretto, where Crashaw lies Buried 45
Aubrey De Vere (at the age of 20) 53
 From a coloured drawing by Walter G. Cotts
Aubrey De Vere (in his old age) 65
Fr. Gerard Hopkins, S.J. 81
 By courtesy of Fr. Joseph Keating, S.J.
Coventry Patmore 113
 From a photograph by Barraud
Alice Meynell 161
 From a photograph by Resta


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1967, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 30 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.