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The children play 
 At hide and seek 
 About the monument 
 To Speke. 
 And why should the dead 
 Explorer mind 
 Who has nothing to seek 
 And nothing to find?  - Humbert Wolfe
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Bio: Humbert Wolfe CB CBE, was an Italian-born English poet, man of letters and civil servant, from a Jewish family background, his father, Martin Wolff of German descent and his mother, Consuela, née Terraccini, Italian. He was brought up in Bradford, West Yorkshire and was a pupil at Bradford Grammar School.

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