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Thomas Traherne

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You are as prone to love, as the sun is to shine.

— Thomas Traherne


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Brooke believed that these manuscripts might be lost works by Henry Vaughan and proceeded to show them to Alexander Grosart (1827–1899) a Scottish clergyman who had become an expert on Elizabethan and Jacobean literature and reprinted rare works. M. After Philipp's own death the manuscripts apparently passed into the possession of the Skipps family of Ledbury in Herefordshire where they languiThomas Traherned for almost 200 years.

Traherne was equally accompliThomas Traherned as a theologian and a poet and the intense scholarly spirituality in his writings has led to his veneration as a saint by the Anglican Church. Traherne's poetry often associated with that of the metaphysical poets was forgotten for two centuries after his death—kept among the private papers of the Skipps family of Ledbury Herefordshire until 1888. Only through research was his identity uncovered and his work prepared for publication under his name.

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