George Canning Poems
|2.||The Friend Of Humanity And The Knife-Grinder||4/6/2012|
|3.||On The Death Of His Eldest Son||4/16/2010|
|4.||Blue And Buff||1/1/2004|
|6.||The Grand Consulation||1/1/2004|
|8.||The Traitor's Epitah||1/1/2004|
|9.||The New-Old Opposition||1/1/2004|
|10.||Though Short Thy Span, God's Unimpeach'D Decrees||1/1/2004|
|12.||The Slavery Of Greece||1/1/2004|
|13.||Moderate Men And Moderate Measures||1/1/2004|
|15.||The Pilot That Weath'D The Storm||1/1/2004|
|16.||The Pilgrimage To Mecca||1/1/2004|
|17.||Ode To The||1/1/2004|
|18.||All The Talents||4/16/2010|
All The Talents
When the broad-bottom
'd Junto, with reason at strife,
Resign'd, with a sigh, its political life;
When converted to Rome, and of honesty tired,
They gave back to the Devil the soul he inspired.
The Demon of Faction, that over them hung,
In accents of horror their epitaph sung;
While Pride and Venality join'd in the stave,
And canting Democracy wept at the grave.
'Here lies in the tomb that we hollow'd for Pitt,
of Grenville, of Temple the wit;
'Of Sidmouth the firmness, the temper of Grey,
'And Treasurer Sheridan's promise to ...
The Traitor's Epitah
May this dreary abode be for ever unknown,
For ever, by virtue, by Pity, untrod;
Unbreathed be his name, and unhonor'd his stone;
The foe of his country, his monarch, his God.