Who is John Edward Masefield?

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    Let me have wisdom, Beauty, wisdom and passion,
    Bread to the soul, rain when the summers parch.
    Give me but these, and though the darkness close
    Even the night will blossom as the rose.
    —John Masefield (1878–1967)

    Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one.... The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery.
    —Pope John Paul II (b. 1920)

    Let’s go somewhere where we can be alone. Ah, there doesn’t seem to be anyone on this couch.
    Irving Brecher, U.S. screenwriter, and Edward Buzzell. S. Quentin Quale (Groucho Marx)