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Gerard Manley Hopkins
(1884 - 1889)

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1844 Born 28 July
1854 Attends grammar school in Highgate
1863 Attends Balliol College, Oxford
1866 Received into the Catholic Church
1867 Wins First-Class degrees in Classics and "Greats"
1868 Enters the Society of Jesus
1874 Studies theology in North Wales
1877 Ordained as a priest
1877 Serves as assistant to the parish priest in Sheffield, Oxford, and then London; then works as parish priest in Manchester, Liverpool, and Glasgow.
1881 Begins ten months of spiritual study in London
1882 Teaches Latin and Greek at Stonyhurst College, Lancashire
1884 Appointed Professor of Greek and Latin at University College, Dublin
1889 Dies of typhoid fever on 8 June in Dublin
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