James Clarence Mangan
James Clarence Mangan, born James Mangan was an Irish poet.
Mangan was the son of a former hedge school teacher who took over a grocery business and eventually became bankrupt.
Born in Dublin, he was educated at a Jesuit school where he learned the rudiments of Latin, Spanish, French, and Italian. He attended three different schools until the age of fifteen. Obliged to find a job in order to support his family, he became a lawyer's clerk, and was later an employee of the Ordnance Survey and an assistant in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Mangan began submitting verses to various Dublin publications, the first being ... more »
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- The Nameless One
- Dark Rosaleen
- Kathaleen Ny-Houlahan
- Shapes And Signs
- O’Hussey’s Ode To The Maguire
- Lament For Banba
- And Then No More
- A Lamantation For The Death Of Sir Mauri...
- A Farewell To Patrick Sarsfield, Earl Of...
- King Cahal Mór Of The Wine-Red Hand
- Woman of Three Crows
- A Lament For The Princes Of Tyrone And T...
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''He, too, had tears for all souls in trouble,James Clarence Mangan (1803-1849), Irish poet. The Nameless One (l. 55-56). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-C...
Here and in hell.''
Solomon! where is thy throne? It is gone in the wind.James Clarence Mangan (1803-1849), Irish poet. Gone in the Wind (l. 25-28). . . Seven Centuries of Poetry; Chaucer to Dylan Thomas. A. N. Jeffares...
Babylon! where is thy might? It is gone in the wind.
Happy in death are they only whose hearts have consigned
All Earth's aff...
''Roll forth, my song, like the rushing river,James Clarence Mangan (1803-1849), Irish poet. The Nameless One (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250-1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Cou...
That sweeps along to the mighty sea;''
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