Quotation by Rupert Brooke

The pain, the calm, and the astonishment,
Desire illimitable, and still content,
And all dear names men use, to cheat despair,
Rupert Brooke (1887–1915), British poet. The Great Lover (l. 3–5). . .

Modern British Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed. (7th rev. ed., 1962) Harcourt, Brace and Company.
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