Roy Campbell

(2 October 1901 / Durban, South Africa)

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  • ''I love to see, when leaves depart,
    The clear anatomy arrive,''
    Roy Campbell (1902-1957), South African poet. Autumn (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892-1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) O...
  • ''the clanging chains
    of geese are harnessed to the moon:''
    Roy Campbell (1902-1957), South African poet. Autumn (l. 6-7). . . Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892-1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) O...
  • ''out of hardship bred,
    Spirits of power and beauty and delight
    Have ever on such frugal pastures fed
    And loved to course with tempests through the night.''
    Roy Campbell (1902-1957), South African poet. Horses on the Camargue (l. 45-48). . . Oxford Book of Travel Verse, The. Kevin Crossley-Holland, ed....
  • ''the white-crested fillies of the surge
    And the white horses of the windy plain.''
    Roy Campbell (1902-1957), South African poet. Horses on the Camargue (l. 35-36). . . Oxford Book of Travel Verse, The. Kevin Crossley-Holland, ed....
  • ''They use the snaffle and the curb all right;
    But where's the bloody horse?''
    Roy Campbell (1902-1957), South African poet. On Some South African Novelists (l. 3-4). . . New Oxford Book of English Light Verse, The. Kingsley ...
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  • Anand Brown (4/25/2014 2:31:00 AM)

    I love Roy Campbell. I LOVE TO SEE WHEN LEAVES DEPART THE CLEAR ANATOMY ARRIVE, WINTER THE PARAGON OF ART! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! South African poets rock! ! !

    Durban is spelled wrong. Please fix it, thank you.

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