Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

Poems of Thomas Hood

81. The Song of the Shirt 12/31/2002
82. The Stars Are With The Voyager 4/5/2010
83. The Sun Was Slumbering in the West 1/3/2003
84. The Two Peacocks of Bedfont 4/5/2010
85. The Two Swans (A Fairy Tale) 4/5/2010
86. The Water Lady 4/5/2010
87. The Workhouse Clock 4/5/2010
88. The World is with Me 12/31/2002
89. There Is Dew For The Flow'ret 4/5/2010
90. Tim Turpin 12/31/2002
91. Time of Roses 12/31/2002
92. Time, Hope And Memory 4/5/2010
93. To A Child Embracing His Mother 4/5/2010
94. To A Cold Beauty 4/5/2010
95. To A False Friend 4/5/2010
96. To A Sleeping Child 4/5/2010
97. To An Absentee 4/5/2010
98. To An Enthusiast 4/5/2010
99. To Fancy 4/5/2010
100. To Hope 4/5/2010

Faithless Nelly Gray

A Pathetic Ballad

Ben Battle was a soldier bold,
And used to war's alarms;
But a cannon-ball took off his legs,
So he laid down his arms.

Now as they bore him off the field,
Said he, 'Let others shoot;

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