John masefield (1878-1967) was an english poet, author, and playwright both his parents died while he was a child, and at the age of thirteen, annoyed with john's addiction to reading, the aunt in charge of caring for him sent him off to train for a life as a sailor. Books by john masefield, badon parchments, on the hill, sonnets and poems, the country scene in poems, rosas, dauber and the daffodil fields, reynard the fox or the ghost heath run, the square peg. Masefield did not specialise in brevity, wrote john betjeman (who did), introducing the huge 1978 selected poems of his predecessor as poet laureate philip w errington's introduction to this. Masefield, john (mās–), 1878–1967, english poet he went to sea as a youth and later spent several years in the united states in 1897 he returned to england and was on the s. Born in herefordshire, england, in 1878, john masefield is probably one of the most often quoted british poets of the 20th century his mother and father both died when he was young, which left him under the charge of a domineering aunt.
Welcome to john masefield high school john masefield high school is an all ability 11-18 school situated in the market town of ledbury we are an academy with specialist school status for the performing arts. A warm welcome to john masefield house we provide support for physically disabled adults in a friendly and safe home our team is fully trained and we’re regulated by the care quality commission. British poet john edward masefield was born in herefordshire he studied at king’s school in warwick before training as a merchant seaman in 1895, he deserted his ship in new york city and worked there in a carpet factory before returning to london to write poems describing his experience at sea. John edward masefield was born on june 1, 1878, in the small town of ledbury in rural herefordshire, england he was the son of george edward and carol parker masefield masefield’s father, a.
I must down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky, and all i ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, and the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking, and a grey mist on the sea's face, and a grey dawn breaking the first line is often misquoted as i must go. Secure in a high place in the ranks of english writers, john masefield has attained that enviable position through various means he is distinguished not alone as a poet, but also as dramatist, historian, novelist, and writer of short stories but it is as a poet, and particularly as a narrative. John masefield (1878-1967), poet laureate sitter in 36 portraits poet laureate (from 1930) his first book of poetry, salt-water ballads (1902) includes one of his best known poems, 'sea fever', later set to music by john irelandhe was also the author of naval histories, plays, criticism and children's books, including the midnight folk (1927) and the box of delights (1933. John masefield’s poem “sea fever” is a work of art that brings beauty to the english language through its use of rhythm, imagery and many complex figures of speech.
Sonnets long long ago, when all the glittering earth was heaven itself, when drunkards in the street were like mazed kings shaking at giving birth. There are few earthly things more beautiful than a university a place where those who hate ignorance may strive to know, where those who perceive truth may strive to make others see. Quinquireme of nineveh from distant ophir, rowing home to haven in sunny palestine, with a cargo of ivory, and apes and peacocks, sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine. I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, and all i ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by and the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking.
John edward masefield was born in herefordshire, england his idyllic childhood was shattered by the premature death of his mother in 1885 and father in 1891. John edward masefield om (/ ˈ m eɪ s ˌ f iː l d, ˈ m eɪ z-/ 1 june 1878 – 12 may 1967) english poet and writer, was poet laureate of the united kingdom from 1930 among his best known works are the children's novels the midnight folk and the box of delights, and the poems the everlasting mercy and sea-fever. View the profiles of people named john masefield join facebook to connect with john masefield and others you may know facebook gives people the power. John masefield was born on june 1,1878 he was a british poet who also held the esteemed position of poet laureate from 1930-1967 a poet laureate is a person appointed by the government to compose poems for special events and various occasions.
Play next play now john masefield sea fever famous poem i must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky. (1878-1967) an english poet who often wrote about the sea his best-known collections of poetry include sea fever (1902) and the everlasting memory (1911) he was poet laureate from 1930 until his death he also wrote children's books, novels and critical works. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for john masefield whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. The best the john masefield excellent/very good ratings: 93% the top rated 'spoons in merseyside is the john masefield, in new ferry, with a whopping 93% of reviewers deeming it excellent or very good on tripadvisor.
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