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John Masefield (1878 - 1967)
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Poet laureate of Great Britain from 1930 until his death in 1967. Masefield himself did not think he was worthy of the appointment, however, upon the recommendation of the British Prime Minister, King George V appointed Masefield, who remained in the office until his death in 1967. The only other person to remain in the office of Laureate for a longer period was Tennyson.

Masefield was born on June 1, 1878, in Ledbury, Herefordshire, England. After his father's death he was looked after by ..
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In the power and splendor of the universe, inspiration waits for the millions to come. Man has only to strive for it. Poems greater than the Iliad, plays greater than Macbeth, stories more engaging than Don Quixote await their seeker and finder.
- John Masefield
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