minor English poet remembered for his poem "The Hound of Heaven" (1893).

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  • Thompson, Francis — • Poet (1859 1907) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Thompson, Francis — ▪ British poet born Dec. 18, 1859, Preston, Lancashire, Eng. died Nov. 13, 1907, London  English poet of the 1890s, whose most famous poem, “The Hound of Heaven,” describes the pursuit of the human soul by God.       Thompson was educated in the… …   Universalium

  • Thompson, Francis — (1859–1907)    Poet.    Thompson was born into a Roman Catholic family in Preston, Lancashire. After an unsuccessful period in medical school, he moved to London where he lived in great poverty. He was discovered as a poet by Alice Meynell, then… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Thompson, Francis — (1859 1907)    Born in Preston, Lancashire, the son of a homeopath, he was educated in the classics at the Catholic Ushaw College near Durham, then studied medicine at Owens College, Manchester. He never practiced medicine, choosing instead a… …   British and Irish poets

  • Thompson, Francis — ► (1859 1907) Poeta británico. La poesía fue para él una especie de religión. Autor de Poemas (1893) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Francis Thompson —     Francis Thompson     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Francis Thompson     Poet, b. at Preston, Lancashire, 18 Dec., 1859; d. in London, 13 Nov., 1907. He came from the middle classes, the classes great in imaginative poetry. His father was a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Francis Tregian — der Jüngere (* um 1574 in Cornwall; † 1619 in London) war ein englischer Komponist der späten Renaissance und des frühen Barock. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Biographie 2 Musik 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thompson — Thompson, Benjamin Thompson, Francis * * * (as used in expressions) Seton, Ernest Thompson Ernest Evan Thompson Ernest Seton Thompson Thompson, Dorothy Thompson, E(dward) P(almer) Thompson, Emma Thompson, Hunter S(tockton) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • THOMPSON (F.) — THOMPSON FRANCIS (1859 1907) Fils d’un médecin de Preston (Lancashire) converti, comme sa femme, au catholicisme, Thompson, destiné d’abord au sacerdoce, est envoyé, à dix ans, au séminaire d’Ushaw, près de Durham. Après de bonnes études… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Francis Thompson — (* 18. Dezember 1859 in Preston, Lancashire; † 13. November 1907 in London) war ein englischer Dichter. Thompson studierte zunächst am Ushaw College (Durham) katholische Theologie, später Medizin in Manchester. Beide Studiengänge blieben ohne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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