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The story of a round-house, and other poems.

John Masefield

The story of a round-house, and other poems.

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6025 A77 S7 1913
The Physical Object
Pagination303p.
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16164774M

He wrote about the land too, about typically English things like fox hunting, racing, and outdoor life. PS — In case, for some reason, you do not want to jump to the provided link, here is a totally spoilerish bit on the TNG episode noted above. Most recently updated: January 28, At about this time Masefield moved his country retreat from Buckinghamshire to Lollingdon Farm in CholseyBerkshire, a setting that inspired a number of poems and sonnets under the title Lollingdon Downs, and which his family used until And yet it has been violated, just as tree roots attempted to insert themselves in the foundation of Joe's house.

His mother died giving birth to his sister when Masefield was only six, and he went to live with his aunt. One of them, Cappy, helps him plan a way to stop the perpetrator. He returned to them again and again in his poems and stories. Joe then buries the gun behind the oak tree on the hill overlooking the golf course.

How we understand the world is informed by the stories we are told, the culture in which we are raised. His father died soon after following a mental breakdown. Despite practice, Joe is a terrible shot. Joe and Bazil take her to the hospital where Joe realizes his mother was raped. InMasefield boarded the Gilcruix, destined for Chile. His father died soon afterwards, following a mental breakdown.


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The story of a round-house, and other poems. book

This first voyage brought him the experience of sea sickness, but his record of his experiences while sailing through extreme weather shows his delight in seeing flying fish, porpoises and birds.

At the end of the novel, Geraldine and Bazil bring Joe home. Although the requirements of Poet Laureate had changed, and those in the office were rarely required to write verse for special occasions, Masefield took his appointment seriously and produced a large quantity of verse.

In he was awarded the annual Edmond de Polignac Prize. These speaking engagements were very successful. Copy to Clipboard. One case pertains to the adoption of a woman, Linda Lark, which Joe marks as potentially relevant to his mother's attack.

Poems composed in his official capacity were sent to The Times. And yet it has been violated, just as tree roots attempted to insert themselves in the foundation of Joe's house.

For this he wrote the ode "So many true Princesses who have gone". This was followed by Right Royal and King Cole, poems where the relationship of humanity and nature emphasized.

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When he appears one morning, Joe shoots at him. King George V appointed Masefield, who remained in office until his death in The boys buy alcohol and drink it as they speed down the highway. It was not until about the age of 70, that Masefield slowed his pace due to illness. Another memorable wartime composition is Ivor Gurney's climactic declamation of "By a bierside", a setting quickly set down in during a brief spell behind the lines.

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When Joe gets free time, he, Cappy, Zack, and Angus try to investigate the crime. Most recently updated: January 28, Trying a different Web browser might help. His father, also Antone Bazil, is a judge with great reverence for the law.

The next day, Bazil, who has returned from the hospital with Geraldine, picks Joe up. While Joe and Geraldine are at a diner and Bazil is sleeping, Geraldine implies that she is going to kill Linden Lark.

Louise Erdrich - image from Elle Magazine The story opens with a father and son trying to remove invasive tree roots from the foundation of their home.Masefield, John, The story of a round-house, and other poems, (New York, The Macmillan company, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Masefield, John, The story of a round-house, and other poems, (New York, The Macmillan company, [c]) (page images at HathiTrust).

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