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Francis Thompson

British poet known for his ascetic lifestyle as well as for his poem “The Hound of Heaven.” His additional literary works consist of Sister Tunes and On Health insurance and Holiness. He analyzed to be always a doctor; nevertheless, this career didn’t curiosity him, and he quickly moved to Britain to become article writer. He was an opium addict and vagrant in London for quite some time. However, toward the finish from the 1880s, his poetry was found out and promoted from the editors of the literary publication entitled Merrie Britain. He never wedded but was used with a prostitute who backed him economically until his 1907 loss of life from tuberculosis. His function influenced Lord from the Rings writer J.R.R. Tolkein.

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