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Robert Bridges(1844 – 1930)

Robert Bridges (1844-1930) was a poet, but trained and worked as a doctor until 1882, when a lung condition forced him to retire. After this he devoted himself to literary research and writing poetry. He was appointed Poet Laureate in 1913 and held the po

Poems written in the year MCMXIII ©

Robert Bridges originally trained as a doctor, but also became a published poet. He was one of only two living poets included in the Oxford Standard Poets series in 1912, and was appointed Poet Laureate the following year. His experimentation with poetic forms and language culminated in The Testament of Beauty (1929), after which he was awarded the Order of Merit.

Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930)

Poems written in the year MCMXIII

Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930)


Robert Seymour Bridges (1844 – 1930)

Pax hominibus bonae voluntatis

Robert Seymour Bridges (1844-1930)

Eros and Psyche: a poem in XII measures