Gerard Manley Hopkins Black Plaque Photo

Gerard Manley Hopkins black plaque - Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, born 28th July 1844, died 8th June 1889, was born and lived at 87 The Grove Stratford near this site until 1851/2.  'Loathed for a love men knew in them,  Banned by the land of their birth,  Rhine refused them.  Thames would ruin them;  Surf, snow, river and earth  Gnashed: but thou art above, thou Orion of light.'  From: Stanza 21 'The Wreck of the Deutschland'

Gerard Manley Hopkins Black Plaque Map


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