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  • Root, and the Flower_, some parts of which seem to him 'not very important except as extending our knowledge of' Patmore's 'mind, and as giving us a curious collection of the raw material of his poetry.'

    Figures of Several Centuries

  • Daisy Sophie McShera - She continues putting up with Mrs. Patmore, whom she must share with a new cooking pupil.

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  • Mrs. Patmore Lesley Nicol - It appears her eyesight hasn't suffered since she's still the cook and has taken on a new pupil.

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  • And then, as the dying boy insists Daisy wed him so he can continue to look after her once he's gone to which his dear father assents, and their scenes together wrecked me, the lowly kitchen maid reluctantly agrees, bullied along the way by Mrs. Patmore.

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  • By pouring out his tale of woe to anyone he happened to meet (including his friends Peter George Patmore and James Sheridan Knowles), he was able to find a cathartic outlet for his misery.

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  • Beauty consumes character with what Patmore calls ‘the integrity of fire’ Mem 189.

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  • During the last twenty years poems have grown very short, and instead of touching upon many topics poets have celebrated life at its crisis, when it seems caught up into what Patmore calls the integrity of fire.285 Irish poets have felt the general movement, but have not seemed to do so because, until lately, they have translated from the Gaelic, like Mr James Stephens, or chosen their subject matter from Gaelic antiquity.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • The best use of the word “rot” that I can think of is from a poem by Coventry Patmore.


  • Grandy, to judge from the drab way in which he was allowing Derek Patmore to refurbish his newly acquired–and modern–house in old-fashioned Farm Street, Mayfair, possessed little sense of how to make a home comfortable.

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • Penned in 1854 by a fantastically unenlightened Victorian named Coventry Patmore (in his portrait Patmore bears a striking resemblance to a high-collared Victorian poodle), The Angel in the House, an ode to Patmore's perfect wife, Emily, offered such a repressive — and potent — female ideal that it drove Virginia Woolf to groan in her essays,

    A Gloom of One's Own


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