In Spite / Sorley's Weather

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Entitle as 'Free Verse' in 'Over the Brazier' and 'Fairies and Fusiliers', when republished in 'The Collected Poems' 1914-1926 and 1927 the poem was retitled 'In Spite'. The bottom of the page contains a draft of 'Sorley's Weather' dated February 1917, Suzanne, Somme, France. Written below Typescript version of 'In Spite'. Charles Hamilton Sorley (1895 - 1915) was killed in the battle of Loos on 13 October 1915. Graves refers to him in Goodbye to...