Charles Hamilton Sorley
Charles Hamilton Sorley was a British poet of World War I.
Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, he was the son of William Ritchie Sorley. He was educated, like Siegfried Sassoon, at Marlborough College (1908–13). At Marlborough College Sorley's favourite pursuit was cross-country running in the rain, a theme evident in many of his pre-war poems, including "Rain" and "The Song of the Ungirt Runners". Before taking up a scholarship to study at University College, Oxford, Sorley spent a little more than six months in Germany, three months of which were at Schwerin studying the language and local culture. Then he enrolled at the University of Jena, and ... more »
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- To Germany
- When You See Millions of the Mouthless D...
- The Song of the Ungirt Runners
- All the Hills and Vales Along
- Such, Such Is Death
- Expectans Expectavi
- Saints Have Adored the Lofty Soul of You
- Route March
- Barbury Camp
- Two Sonnets
- A Letter From the Trenches to a School F...
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