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TCC Reads: The Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins

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G.M. Hopkins

“Be thou then, O thou dear Mother, my atmosphere”

Gerard Manley Hopkins was an experimental English poet and Jesuit priest in the 19th Century. We recommend his poem, “The Blessed Virgin Compared to the Air We Breathe.” Read the collection The Poems and Prose of Gerard Manley Hopkins edited by W.H. Gardner, and the entire poem after the jump:

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