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Masefield

[meys-feeld, meyz-] /ˈmeɪsˌfild, ˈmeɪz-/
noun
1.
John, 1878–1967, English poet: poet laureate 1930–67.
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  • I believe this to be no more than a passing phase in Mr. Masefield.

    Personality in Literature Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  • Although he admired Masefield, loveliness rather than liveliness was his aim.

  • Some of them, and Mr Masefield pre-eminently, have gone further.

  • They are not poems in the Masefield manner; they are modeled rather on Keats and Coleridge.

  • Well then, confound it, why had Susan gone to a public lecture on Masefield?

    The Book of Susan Lee Wilson Dodd
  • Or had she merely mentioned at lunch that there was a public lecture on Masefield?

    The Book of Susan Lee Wilson Dodd
  • Mr. Masefield vocalizes Masefield sentences with the breath of Romans.

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • The sea is in Masefield's blood and in his personal experience.

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • And a fresh break is made in Mr. Masefield's convincingness.

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
  • Mr. Masefield will produce a much better novel than "The Street of To-day."

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for Masefield

Masefield

/ˈmeɪsˌfiːld/
noun
1.
John. 1878–1967, English poet, novelist, and critic; poet laureate (1930–67)
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