Archibald Thomas Strong

(30 December 1876 – 2 September 1930 / South Yarra, Melbourne)

Archibald Thomas Strong
Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Archibald Thomas Strong was an Australian scholar and poet.

Early Life

Strong was born at South Yarra, Melbourne, the son of Professor Herbert Strong, professor of classics at the University of Melbourne, and his wife Helen Campbell, née Edmiston.

Strong and his family moved to Liverpool, England in 1883 when Prof. Herbert Strong became professor of Latin at University College, Liverpool. Archibald was educated at Sedbergh School and University College, Liverpool where he graduated B.A. in 1896 with first-class honours in classics. Strong then went to Magdalen College, Oxford, however a long illness prevented any possibility of a first in "Greats". ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Archibald Thomas Strong

There is no comment submitted by members..
Click here to write your comments about Archibald Thomas Strong
Famous Poets
Best Poem of Archibald Thomas Strong

Vain Death

ALL the first night she might not weep
But watched till morning came,
And when she slept at dawn, she heard
The dead man call her name.

The second night she watched and wept
And called on death for grace,
And when she slept before the dawn
She saw the dead man’s face.

The third night through she laughed as one
That knows her way to bliss,
And in the instant ere she slept
She felt the dead man’s kiss.

She rose and faced the flickering fire
(And oh, but she was fair!), ...

Read the full of Vain Death

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Hata Bildir]