William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

41. Beautiful Torquay 1/3/2003
42. Beautiful Village Of Penicuik 1/3/2003
43. Bill Bowls The Sailor 1/3/2003
44. Bonnie Callander 1/3/2003
45. Bonnie Dundee In 1878 1/3/2003
46. Bonnie Kilmany 1/3/2003
47. Bonnie Montrose 1/3/2003
48. Broughty Ferry 1/3/2003
49. Burning Of The Exeter Theatre 1/3/2003
50. Calamity In London 1/3/2003
51. Captain Teach Alias Black Beard 1/3/2003
52. Death And Burial Of Lord Tennyson 1/3/2003
53. Descriptive Jottings Of London 1/3/2003
54. Edinburgh 1/3/2003
55. Farewell Address At The Argyle Hall 1/3/2003
56. Forget-Me-Not 1/3/2003
57. General Gordon, The Hero Of Khartoum 1/3/2003
58. General Roberts In Afghanistan 1/3/2003
59. Glasgow 1/3/2003
60. Grace Darling 1/3/2003
61. Greenland's Icy Mountains 1/3/2003
62. Grif, Of The Bloody Hand 1/3/2003
63. Hanchen, The Maid Of The Mill 1/3/2003
64. Jack Honest, Or The Widow And Her Son 1/3/2003
65. Jack O' The Cudgel 1/3/2003
66. Jenny Carrister, The Heroine Of Lucknow-Mine 1/3/2003
67. John Rouat The Fisherman 1/3/2003
68. Jottings Of New York 1/3/2003
69. Lines In Defence Of The Stage 1/3/2003
70. Lines In Memoriam Regarding The Entertainment In Reform Street Hall, Dundee 1/3/2003
71. Lines In Praise Of Mr. J. Graham Henderson, Hawick 1/3/2003
72. Lines In Praise Of Professor Blackie 1/3/2003
73. Lines In Praise Of The Lyric Club Banquet 1/3/2003
74. Lines In Praise Of Tommy Atkins 1/3/2003
75. Lines In Reply To The Beautiful Poet Who Welcomed News Of Mcgonagall's Departure From Dundee 1/3/2003
76. Little Jamie 1/3/2003
77. Little Pierre's Song 1/3/2003
78. Little Popeet - The Lost Child 1/3/2003
79. Loch Katrine 1/3/2003
80. Loch Leven 1/3/2003
Best Poem of William Topaz McGonagall

A Descriptive Poem On The Silvery Tay

Beautiful silvery Tay,
With your landscapes, so lovely and gay,
Along each side of your waters, to Perth all the way;
No other river in the world has got scenery more fine,
Only I am told the beautiful Rhine,
Near to Wormit Bay, it seems very fine,
Where the Railway Bridge is towering above its waters sublime,
And the beautiful ship Mars,
With her Juvenile Tare,
Both lively and gay,
Does carelessly lie By night and by day,
In the beautiful Bay
Of the silvery Tay.
Beautiful, beautiful silvery Tay,
Thy scenery is enchanting on a fine summer day,
Near ...

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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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