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Rupert Brooke

Rupert Chawner Brooke (middle name sometimes given as "Chaucer") (3 August 1887 – 23 April 1915) was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier". He was also known for his boyish good looks, which were said to have prompted the Irish poet W. B. Yeats to describe him as "the handsomest young man in England".

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    .. . . would I were
    In Grantchester, in Grantchester!—
    Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)

    dreams happy as her day;
    And laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness,
    In hearts at peace, under an English heaven.
    —Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)