Robert Seymour Bridges, OM, (23 October 1844 – 21 April 1930) was a British poet, and poet laureate from 1913 to 1930.
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... (Bridges also mentions "short" as a subset of "light" syllables, but with "seldom any cause to distinguish" between them he is not found to have scanned any syllables specifically as short.) ...
... Robert Bridges' theory of elision is a theory of elision developed by the poet Robert Bridges, while he was working on a prosodic analysis of John Milton's poems ... Bridges describes his theory in thorough detail in his 1921 book Milton's Prosody ... With his definition of poetic elision, Bridges is able to demonstrate that no line in Paradise Lost contains an extra unmetrical syllable mid-line that is, any ...
... These impulses seem to have taken on a degree of specificity after he met Robert Bridges's distant cousin, friend, and fellow Etonian Digby Mackworth Dolben, "a Christian Uranian" ... The Hopkins biographer Robert Bernard Martin asserts that when Hopkins first met Dolben, on Dolben's 17th birthday, in Oxford in February 1865, it "was, quite simply, the most ... although this second poem was arranged by Robert Bridges from extant fragments ...
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