John Masefield — English Poet born on June 01, 1878, died on May 12, 1967

John Edward Masefield, OM was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and poems, including "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever"... (wikipedia)

It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries.
The luck will alter and the star will rise.
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.
Once in a century a man may be ruined or made insufferable by praise. But surely once in a minute something generous dies for want of it.
Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain.

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