Anonymous British Poems

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Whether The Weather Be Fine

Whether the weather be fine
Or whether the weather be not,
Whether the weather be cold
Or whether the weather be hot,
We'll weather the weather
Whatever the weather,
Whether we like it or not.

The Frog

What a wonderful bird the frog are!
When he stands he sit almost;
When he hop he fly almost.
He ain't got no sense hardly;

There Is No Indispensable Man

Sometime when you're feeling important;
Sometime when your ego's in bloom
Sometime when you take it for granted
You're the best qualified in the room,

I Know My Love

I KNOW my Love by his way of walking,
And I know my love by his way of talking,
And I know my love dressed in a suit of blue,
And if my Love leaves me, what will I do?

Limericks: The History Of Sixteen Wonderful Old Women


There was an Old Woman named Towl
Who went out to Sea with her Owl,

The Bridal Morn

The maidens came
When I was in my mother's bower;
I had all that I would.
The bailey beareth the bell away
The lily, the rose, the rose I lay.

The Demon Lover

'O where have you been, my long, long love,
This long seven years and mair?'
'O I'm come to seek my former vows
Ye graunted me before.'

Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, And Nobody

This is a little story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody.
There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.
Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it.

Sunset Thoughts

How beautiful the setting sun
Reposes o'er the wave!
Like Virtue, life's drear warfare done,

Bonny Barbara Allen. A Scottish Ballad

It was in and about the Martinmas time,
When the greene leaves we a fallan,
That Sir John Grehme o' the west contrye
Fell in luve wi' Barbara Allan.

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