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John Masefield   /dʒɑn mˈeɪzfˌild/   Listen
John Masefield

English poet (1878-1967).  Synonyms: John Edward Masefield, Masefield.

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"John Masefield" Quotes from Famous Books

... may enjoy the smoothness of the "Idylls of the King," their bursts of exquisite lyricism, their cadences, and their impossibilities, and at the same time read Sir Thomas Malory with delight. When I hear raptures over Browning and Swinburne, when people grow dithyrambic over John Masefield and Alfred Kreymborg and others new—chacun ['a] son go[^u]t—I feel that by comparison with Francis Thompson, these poets are not rich. They are poor because they seem to leave out God; that is, ...
— Confessions of a Book-Lover • Maurice Francis Egan

Words linked to "John Masefield" :   John Edward Masefield, Masefield, poet

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