Treasure Island

James Thomson

[Bysshe Vanolis] (23 November 1834 - 3 June 1882 / Port Glasgow, Scotland)

Poems of James Thomson

1. A Chant 5/6/2012
2. A Polish Insurgent 5/6/2012
3. A Recusant 5/6/2012
4. A Song of Sighing 1/3/2003
5. Approach to St. Paul's 1/3/2003
6. Art 1/3/2003
7. Day 1/3/2003
8. E.B.B. 5/6/2012
9. For I Must Sing of All I Feel and Know 1/3/2003
10. Four Points in a Life 1/3/2003
11. From the Midst of the Fire 5/6/2012
12. Gifts 1/3/2003
13. In a Christian Churchyard 1/3/2003
14. In the Room 1/3/2003
15. In the Train 1/3/2003
16. Insomnia 5/6/2012
17. L'Ancien Regime 1/3/2003
18. Life's Hebe 5/6/2012
19. LILAH, ALICE, HYPATIA 5/6/2012
20. Lines on his Twenty-Third Birthday 5/6/2012

L'Ancien Regime

Who has a thing to bring
For a gift to our lord the king,
Our king all kings above?
A young girl brought him love;
And he dowered her with shame,
With a sort of infamous fame,
And then with lonely years
Of penance and bitter tears --
Love is scarcely the thing

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