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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins (28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889) was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets. His experimental explorations in prosody (especially sprung rhythm) and his use of imagery established him as a daring innovator in a period of largely traditional verse.

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    My own heart let me more have pity on; let
    Me live to my sad self hereafter kind,
    Charitable; not live this tormented mind
    With this tormented mind tormenting
    yet.
    Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889)

    Give beauty back, beauty, beauty, beauty, back to God, beauty’s
    self and beauty’s giver.
    —Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889)

    I have desired to go
    Where springs not fail,
    To fields where flies no sharp and sided hail
    And a few lilies blow.
    Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889)

    Give beauty back, beauty, beauty, beauty, back to God, beauty’s
    self and beauty’s giver.
    —Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889)

    Beauty ... is a relation, and the apprehension of it a comparison.
    —Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889)