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Pied Beauty

Pied Beauty

by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Religion Quotes

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Quote #4

He fathers-forth whose beauty is past change: (line 10)

God is the "father" in the Christian Trinity. Did you notice how Hopkins just slipped that in casually?

Quote #5

Praise Him. (line 11)

The poem ends abruptly when the speaker urges us to praise God. Or do you think that the speaker is talking to himself?

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