"Robert Seymour Bridges", Order of Merit (Commonwealth)/OM (23 October 1844 – 21 April 1930) was Britain's poet laureate from 1913 to 1930. A doctor by training, he achieved literary fame only late in life. His poems reflect a deep Christian faith, and he is the author of many well-known hymns. It was through Bridges’ efforts that Gerard Manley Hopkins achieved posthumous fame.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Robert Bridges on Wikipedia.