Treasure Island

Charles Stuart Calverley

(22 December 1831 – 17 February 1884 / Martley, Worchestershire)

Poems of Charles Stuart Calverley

21. The Auld Wife 1/1/2004
22. The Cock And The Bull 4/13/2010
23. There Stands A City 4/13/2010
24. To Mrs. Goodchild 4/13/2010
25. Visions 4/13/2010
26. Voices Of The Night 4/13/2010

The Auld Wife


The auld wife sat at her ivied door,
(Butter and eggs and a pound of cheese)
A thing she had frequently done before;
And her spectacles lay on her apron’d knees.

The piper he pip’d on the hill-top high,
(Butter and eggs and a pound of cheese)

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