William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

121. The Burial Of Mr. Gladstone 1/3/2003
122. The Burial Of The Reverend Gilfillan 1/3/2003
123. The Burning Of The People's Variety Theatre, Aberdeen 1/3/2003
124. The Burning Of The Ship Kent 1/3/2003
125. The Burning Of The Steamer City Of Montreal 1/3/2003
126. The Burns Statue 1/3/2003
127. The Capture Of Havana 1/3/2003
128. The Capture Of Lucknow 1/3/2003
129. The Castle Of Mains 1/3/2003
130. The Christmas Goose 1/3/2003
131. The Clepington Catastrophe 1/3/2003
132. The Collision In The English Channel 1/3/2003
133. The Convict's Return 1/3/2003
134. The Crucifixion Of Christ 1/3/2003
135. The Death Of Captain Ward 1/3/2003
136. The Death Of Fred Marsden, The American Playwright 1/3/2003
137. The Death Of Lord And Lady Dalhousie 1/3/2003
138. The Death Of Prince Leopold 1/3/2003
139. The Death Of The Old Mendicant 1/3/2003
140. The Death Of The Queen 1/3/2003
141. The Death Of The Rev. Dr. Wilson 1/3/2003
142. The Demon Drink 1/3/2003
143. The Den O' Fowlis 1/3/2003
144. The Destroying Angel 1/3/2003
145. The Disastrous Fire At Scarborough 1/3/2003
146. The Downfall Of Delhi 1/3/2003
147. The Execution Of James Graham, Marquis Of Montrose 1/3/2003
148. The Fair Maid Of Perth's House 1/3/2003
149. The Famous Tay Whale 1/3/2003
150. The First Grenadier Of France 1/3/2003
151. The Funeral Of The German Emperor 1/3/2003
152. The Funeral Of The Late Ex-Provost Rough, Dundee 1/3/2003
153. The Funeral Of The Late Prince Henry Of Battenberg 1/3/2003
154. The Great Franchise Demonstration 1/3/2003
155. The Great Yellow River Inundation In China 1/3/2003
156. The Heatherblend Club Banquet 1/3/2003
157. The Hero Of Kalapore 1/3/2003
158. The Hero Of Rorke's Drift 1/3/2003
159. The Horrors Of Majuba 1/3/2003
160. The Inauguration Of The Hill O' Balgay 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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Beautiful city of Glasgow, with your streets so neat and clean,
Your stateley mansions, and beautiful Green!
Likewise your beautiful bridges across the River Clyde,
And on your bonnie banks I would like to reside.

Chorus --

Then away to the west -- to the beautiful west!
To the fair city of Glasgow that I like the best,

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