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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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    Stands the Church clock at ten to three?
    And is there honey still for tea?
    Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)

    And I shall find some girl perhaps,
    And a better one than you,
    With eyes as wise, but kindlier,
    And lips as soft, but true,
    And I daresay she will do.
    —Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)