Quotation by Gerard Manley Hopkins

I caught this morning morning's minion, king-
dom of daylight's dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding
Of the rolling level underneath him steady air, and striding
High there, how he rung upon the rein of a wimpling wing
In his ecstasy!
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889), British poet. The Windhover (l. 1–5). . .

Gerard Manley Hopkins. Catherine Phillips, ed. (1986) Oxford University Press.
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