William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Comments about William Topaz McGonagall

  • Rookie Tristan Werbe (3/18/2013 8:08:00 AM)

    Kayne West is a true poet

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    Just like other works of art or such
    to each his own
    For some think works of McGonagall not much
    To others, the illumination is shown

  • Rookie - 0 Points alice sunderland (10/20/2006 6:59:00 AM)

    you rock. kick-buttocks etc.

The Battle Of Atbara

Ye Sons of Great Britain, pray list to me,
And I'll tell ye of a great victory.
Where the British defeated the Dervishes, without delay,
At the Battle of Atbara, without dismay.

The attack took place, 'twas on the 8th of April, in the early morning dawn,
And the British behaved manfully to a man;
And Mahmud's front was raked fearfully, before the assault began,
By the disposition of the force under Colonel Long :

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