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|John Masefield (18781967)|
|Masefield, John. A versatile English writer; born at Ledbury, in 1878; died in 1967. Introduced to the sailors life at the age of fourteen, he experienced a wide variety of adventures in literature and life, which he has set forth in pungent phrase. Among his volumes are: Salt Water Ballads; A Mainsail Haul; The Tragedy of Nan; The Tragedy of Pompey the Great; The Everlasting Mercy; The Widow in the Bye Street; The Daffodil Fields; Good Friday; Gallipoli. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).|