George Canning

(11 April 1770 – 8 August 1827 / London, England)

George Canning Poems

1. Song 4/6/2012
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
5. New Morality 1/1/2004
6. The Grand Consulation 1/1/2004
7. Parody 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
11. Epigram 1/1/2004
12. The Slavery Of Greece 1/1/2004
13. Moderate Men And Moderate Measures 1/1/2004
14. Elijah's Mantle 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
Best Poem of George Canning

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,
'Consistence
of Grenville, of Temple the wit;
'Of Sidmouth the firmness, the temper of Grey,
'And Treasurer Sheridan's promise to ...

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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.

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