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For others with this name, see Francis Thompson (disambiguation). Francis Thompson (16 December 1859 – 13 November 1907) was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but could only find menial work and became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years. A married couple read his poetry and rescued him, publishing his first book Poems in 1893. Thompson lived as an unbalanced invalid in Wales and at Storrington, but wrote three books of poetry, with other works and essays, before dying of tuberculosis in 1907.

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  • For others with this name, see Francis Thompson (disambiguation). Francis Thompson (16 December 1859 – 13 November 1907) was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but could only find menial work and became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for years. A married couple read his poetry and rescued him, publishing his first book Poems in 1893. Thompson lived as an unbalanced invalid in Wales and at Storrington, but wrote three books of poetry, with other works and essays, before dying of tuberculosis in 1907.
  • Francis Thompson (* 18. Dezember 1859 in Preston, Lancashire; † 13. November 1907 in London) war ein englischer Dichter. Thompson studierte zunächst am Ushaw College (Durham) katholische Theologie, später Medizin in Manchester. Beide Studiengänge blieben ohne Abschluss. 1885 ging er nach London. Sein Leben war geprägt von Armut, tiefer Religiosität und seiner Opiumsucht. Im Kloster Storrington (Sussex) schrieb er den größten Teil seiner Gedichte. Sein bekanntestes Gedicht ist The Hound of Heaven (dt. Der Jagdhund des Himmels).
  • Francis Thompson (Preston, Lancashire, 16 de diciembre de 1859 - Londres, 13 de noviembre de 1907) fue un poeta británico que llevó una vida bastante desdichada.
  • Francis Thompson (né le 16 décembre 1859 à Preston (Lancashire), mort à Londres le 13 novembre 1907) est un poète anglais.
  • Dopo aver tentato senza successo la carriera ecclesiastica e quella medica, nel 1885 si recò a Londra, dove fu notevolmente sovvezionato dall'editore Wilfrid Meynell. Nel 1892 si ritirò in convento e conobbe Coventry Patmore, che lo convinse ad intraprendere la strada letteraria.
  • Francis Thompson (1859-1907) foi um poeta católico inglês, Ele morreu de tuberculose, com 48 anos de idade.Seu trabalho mais conhecido é o poema "The Hound of Heaven" (O Cão do Céu).
  • Francis Thompson (ur. 16 grudnia 1859, zm. 13 listopada 1907) - angielski poeta. Był twórcą katolickiej liryki religijnej. W swojej twórczości nawiązywał do poezji Coventry Patmore'a, Percego B. Shelleya oraz Richarda Crashawa. Był twórcą symbolicznej wizji boskości natury i potęgi Boga. Co wyraził m.in. w swoim najsłynniejszym wierszu Chart gończy niebios z tomu Poems (1893). Był też autorem tomu Sister Song (1895), jak również prac hagiograficznych i szkiców krytycznoliterackich.
  • Фрэнсис Томпсон (англ. Francis Thompson, 16 декабря 1859, Престон – 13 ноября 1907, Лондон) – английский поэт.
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