study of Francis Thompson"s Hound of heaven by J. F. X. O"Conor

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Statementby J. F. X. O"Conor.
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Pagination44 p. ;
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I fled Him, down the nights and down the days. Francis Thompson () Francis Thompson was born in Northwest England in The son of Catholic converts, as a boy he was initially educated for the priesthood. When he at his parents' insistence, he entered Owens College in Manchester to follow.

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39 A STUDY OF FRANCIS THOMPSONS HOUND OF HEAVEN BY^ — REV. O'CONOR, S.J. Dedicated with permission to His Eminence Cardinal Farley^ Father O'Conor's ''Study of Francis Thompson's Hound of Heaven" contains the complete poem, an interpretation, a mys- tical application and parallel with the Spiritual Exercises of St.

Ignatius. "The Hound of Heaven" is a line poem written by English poet Francis Thompson (–). The poem became famous and was the source of much of Thompson's posthumous reputation.

The poem was first published in Thompson's first volume of poems in It was included in the Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse (). The Hound of Heaven is a classic poem that has been compared to Shakespeare and also has been called "the greatest ode in the English language".

The Hound in the poem is the Lord who continually seeks the writer even though the writer keeps running from Him/5(41). A study of Francis Thompson's Hound of heaven by O'Conor, J. (John Francis Xavier), Publication date Topics Thompson, Francis, Publisher New York, John Lane Company, Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN ContributorPages: The Hound of Heaven is a poem on profound devotion and burning vagabond poet is a psychic traveler in the abstract realm of God, and God realization is his only frantic poignancy the devotee in the poet seeks the 'deliberate speed'.

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The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse. The Hound of Heaven: By Francis Thompson (–). By T.V. Antony Raj. I can still remember the day I first heard the recitation of Francis Thompson's "The Hound of Heaven". It was way back in when I was 11 years old studying at St.

Mary's College, Chilaw, Sri Lanka. One evening, our boarding-master, Reverend Brother Andrew Michael, a Christian Brother of the order. The lines of the poem as wel as some background information on the poet can be found here: I copied this superb interpretati.

The Hound of Heaven and a Young Russian Agnostic Andrea Wolfe, on staff with the CoMission office in Raleigh, North Carolina tells the following story: In the 's Stalin ordered a purge of all Bibles and all believers.

In Stavropol, Russia, this order was carried out with vengeance. Thousands of Bibles were confiscated, and multitudes of believers were sent to the gulags-prison camps-where. The Hound of Heaven.

G.K. Chesterton wrote: {hat is the primary point of the work of Francis Thompson; even before its many-coloured pageant of images and awakening of the Domini canes, the Dogs of God, meant that the hunt was up once more; the hunt for the souls of men; and that religion of that realistic sort was anything but dead.

Eugene O'Neill could recite Francis Thompson's "Hound of Heaven" from memory, and J.R.R. Tolkien was an admirer of it. G.K. Chesterton considered Thompson one. If you’ve never heard those famous opening lines from Francis Thompson’s classic poem, “The Hound of Heaven,” it’s not surprising.

In our day, this 19th century poet has fallen into obscurity. But there was a time when Thompson’s fellow writers praised his pen as among the most poignant in the English-speaking world. The Hound of Heaven. by Francis Thompson. I fled Him down the nights and down the days.

I fled Him down the arches of the years. I fled Him down the labyrinthine ways. Of my own mind, and in the mist of tears.

I hid from Him, and under running laughter. Up vistaed hopes I sped and shot precipitated. Francis Thompson has 45 books on Goodreads with ratings. Francis Thompson’s most popular book is The Hound of Heaven.

The background to the classic English poem by the tragic poet, Francis Thompson, The Hounds of Heaven. Francis Thompson THE HOUND OF HEAVEN 1 I fled Him, down the nights and down the days; 2 I fled Him, down the arches of the years; 3 I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways 4 Of my own mind; and in the mist of tears 5 I hid from Him, and under running laughter.

6 Up vistaed hopes I sped. “The Hound of Heaven” was first published by English poet Francis Thompson in You can listen below to Richard Burton’s reading of it, followed by a short excerpt from Ravi Zachiaras on Thompson’s being addicted to opium and being the object of God’s pursuit.

Francis Thompson 3, words, approx. 13 pages Biography EssayFrancis Thompson is best known for his ode "The Hound of Heaven" and for a short quatrain. The Hound of Heaven by Francis Thompson () I fled Him, down the nights and down the days; I fled Him, down the arches of the years; I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways Of my own mind; and in the mist of tears I hid from Him, and under running laughter.

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The Hound of Heaven. Francis Thompson. PUBLIC DOMAIN NOTICE. The text of this poem is in the public domain. This electronic version was created for free distribution by Philip A. Morgan.

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Download a free audio book for yourself today. A modern translation of this line would be: "You drove love from yourself, you who drove it from me." The speaker here is God, aka The Hound Of Heaven. He pursues by his divine grace those upon whom he bestows his love.

If you run, he will chase. Context: In his poem The Hound of Heaven, the Catholic poet Francis Thompson develops the theme of God's love ever in pursuit of man who tries to find consolation elsewhere. In his mad flight. The Hound of Heaven Read Francis Thompson' poem: The Hounds of Heaven represent an ancient spiritual and psychological metaphor.

They represent unknown terrors which approach from the darkness. The Hounds of Heaven chase the fearful soul through the darkness of unknowing, marked only by their blazing eyes, slavering fangs, and rumbling growl.

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book by derrick m thompson sr. book by francis rolt wheeler. the modish wife. book by richard thompson. Francis Thompson's The Hound of Heaven. Jean Young Provides beautiful new illustration for this poem. Jean Young Provides beautiful new illustration for this poem. Thompson tells the familiar story of the sinner's flight from God, and God's even more insistent pursuit of the erring soul The poem has major appeal on many levels This little.

Translator. Translate texts with the world's best machine translation technology, developed by the creators of Linguee. Linguee. Look up words and phrases in comprehensive, reliable bilingual dictionaries and search through billions of online translations. "God is the hound of heaven who searches us out and knows us; God in Christ is the good shepherd who leaves the ninety-nine to come and find us; God in Christ is the women who cared so much that she set everything aside to find us Faith is not a heroic journey: faith is the acceptance of being found.".

The poem describes how God pursues us as sinners with patient, victorious, saving love –paradoxically pictured as a blood hound hunts down a criminal, but here to save me!

FRANCIS THOMPSON () THE HOUND OF HEAVEN. Original Text: Francis Thompson, The Works of Francis Thompson. 2 volumes. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, ).The Hound of Heaven by Thompson, Francis.

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J., has written an interesting book on the "Hound of Heaven," pointing out the analogy between the poem and the psalms of David; and another Jesuit, the late Rev. J. F. X. O'Connor, in a published "Study" of the poem, says that in it Francis Thompson "seems to sing, in verse, the thought of St.

Ignatius in the.

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