THE POETS' CHANTRY
LONDON: SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, HAMILTON, KENT & CO. LTD.
THE author acknowledges her grateful indebtedness to the Reverend John J. Burke, C.S.P., Editor of The Catholic World—in which magazine all of these essays have appeared either wholly or in part—for permission and encouragement to republish at this time: to Messrs. Geo. Bell & Sons for the extracts taken from "Coventry Patmore": to Mr. Elkin Matthews for the use of Lionel Johnson's poems: and to Messrs. Burns & Oates for the use of those of Francis Thompson and Aubrey de Vere.
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
|Francis Thompson (at the age of 19)||Frontispiece|
|Robert Southwell, S.J.||11|
|From an old print|
|The Church of the Holy House of Loretto, where Crashaw lies Buried||45|
|Aubrey De Vere (at the age of 20)||53|
|From a coloured drawing by Walter G. Cotts|
|Aubrey De Vere (in his old age)||65|
|Fr. Gerard Hopkins, S.J.||81|
|By courtesy of Fr. Joseph Keating, S.J.|
|From a photograph by Barraud|
|From a photograph by Resta|