Poet Rupert Brooke went skinny-dipping with Virginia Woolf. "He was rather a dangerous friend," according to Leonard Woolf.

Poet Rupert Brooke went skinny-dipping with Virginia Woolf. "He was rather a dangerous friend," according to Leonard Woolf.

“There are three good things in this world.  One is to read poetry, another is to write poetry, and the best of all is to live poetry.”    Rupert Brooke #inspiration45_alive

“There are three good things in this world. One is to read poetry, another is to write poetry, and the best of all is to live poetry.” Rupert Brooke #inspiration45_alive

Rupert Brooke (1887–1915) was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier". He was also known for his boyish good looks, which were said to have prompted the Irish poet W. B. Yeats to describe him as "the handsomest young man in England".

Rupert Brooke (1887–1915) was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier". He was also known for his boyish good looks, which were said to have prompted the Irish poet W. B. Yeats to describe him as "the handsomest young man in England".

British poet, Rupert Brooke, (3 Aug 1887–23 April 1915)

British poet, Rupert Brooke, (3 Aug 1887–23 April 1915)

Brooke sailed with the British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force on 28 Feb. 1915 but developed sepsis from an infected mosquito bite. He died at 4:46 pm on 23 Apr. 1915 in a French hospital ship moored in a bay off the island of Skyros in the Aegean on his way to the landing at Gallipoli.

Brooke sailed with the British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force on 28 Feb. 1915 but developed sepsis from an infected mosquito bite. He died at 4:46 pm on 23 Apr. 1915 in a French hospital ship moored in a bay off the island of Skyros in the Aegean on his way to the landing at Gallipoli.

British poet, Rupert Brooke, (3 Aug 1887–23 April 1915), known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier." He was commissioned into the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve as a temporary Sub-Lieutenant shortly after his 27th birthday and took part in the Royal Naval Division's Antwerp expedition in October 1914. He sailed with the British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force on 28 February 1915 but developed sepsis from an infected mosquito bite and…

British poet, Rupert Brooke, (3 Aug 1887–23 April 1915), known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier." He was commissioned into the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve as a temporary Sub-Lieutenant shortly after his 27th birthday and took part in the Royal Naval Division's Antwerp expedition in October 1914. He sailed with the British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force on 28 February 1915 but developed sepsis from an infected mosquito bite and…

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