Francis William Bourdillon
Francis William Bourdillon was a British poet and translator.
Born in Runcorn, Cheshire, grew up at Woolbeding Rectory, near Midhurst, and deeply loved the area, and later built for himself and his family the house nearby, called 'Buddington'.
He was educated at Worcester College, Oxford. He acted as tutor to the sons of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein. Later he did tutoring for the University of Eastbourne, and lived in Eastbourne,and near Midhurst, Sussex.
He is known mostly for his poetry, and in particular the single short poem The Night Has a Thousand Eyes. He in fact had many collections published, from Among The Flowers, And ... more »
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- The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
- A Violinist
- Old And Young
- On the South Downs
- The Debt Unpayable
- A Spring Evening
- All's Well
- Here and There
- The Heart Cry
- The Acorn
- Christmas Roses
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