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Gerard Manley Hopkins: An Analytical Biography

This essay on the life and work of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), English poet and priest, was first published in The Poets’ Chantry by Katherine Brégy (1912). It does not attempt to cover every aspect of Hopkins’ life, but rather focuses on an … Continue reading

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Richard Austin Recites Hopkins’ Poetry

Richard Austin Recites Hopkins’ Poetry Richard Austin grew up in the same corner of England as Gerard Manley Hopkins. Thus blessed with the correct native accent, he now recites Hopkins’ poetry all over the world. Austin discovered this poetry as … Continue reading

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Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins You may find it helpful to listen to Richard Austin’s excellent recitation of this poem.                 GLORY be to God for dappled things— For skies of couple-colour … Continue reading

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Thou Art Indeed Just Lord by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord by Gerard Manley Hopkins Justus quidem tu es, Domine, si disputem tecum: verumtamen justa loquar ad te: Quare via impiorum prosperatur? &c. THOU art indeed just, Lord, if I contend With thee; but, sir, so … Continue reading

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The Windhover by Gerard Manley Hopkins

The Windhover by Gerard Manley Hopkins You may find it helpful to listen to Richard Austin’s excellent recitation of this poem.                 To Christ our Lord I CAUGHT this morning morning’s minion, king- … Continue reading

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God’s Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins

God’s Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins You may find it helpful to listen to Richard Austin’s excellent recitation of this poem. THE world is charged with the grandeur of God. It will flame out, like shining from shook foil; It … Continue reading

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The Wreck of the Deutschland by Gerard Manley Hopkins

THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND by Gerard Manley Hopkins To the happy memory of five Franciscan Nuns exiles by the Falk Laws drowned between midnight and morning of Dec. 7th. 1875 PART THE FIRST 1 Thou mastering me God! giver … Continue reading

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Gerard Manley Hopkins Poetry

Poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins “God’s Grandeur” “The Windhover” “Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord” “The Wreck of the Deutschland” “Pied Beauty” *** Hopkins’ poetry is best experienced when read aloud, so you may find it helpful to listen to Richard … Continue reading

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