Arthur Hugh Clough

(1 January 1819 – 13 November 1861 / Liverpool)

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  • UNKNOWN (11/26/2017 5:18:00 AM)

    Love it,from China yeah

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  • Azad Bongobasi Azad Bongobasi (4/16/2015 2:01:00 AM)

    I like your poem, from Bangladesh.

  • Marquis De Piro (3/7/2014 11:44:00 AM)

    Of course he's good, just take a look
    At Lear, Chesterton and Belloc.

Best Poem of Arthur Hugh Clough

There Is No God, The Wicked Sayeth

"There is no God," the wicked saith,
"And truly it's a blessing,
For what He might have done with us
It's better only guessing."

"There is no God," a youngster thinks,
"or really, if there may be,
He surely did not mean a man
Always to be a baby."

"There is no God, or if there is,"
The tradesman thinks, "'twere funny
If He should take it ill in me
To make a little money."

"Whether there be," the rich man says,
"It matters very little,
For I and mine, thank somebody,
Are not in want of victual."

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How In All Wonder...

How in all wonder Columbus got over,
That is a marvel to me, I protest,
Cabot, and Raleigh too, that well-read rover,
Frobisher, Dampier, Drake and the rest.
Bad enough all the same,
For them that after came,
But, in great Heaven's name,
How he should ever think
That on the other brink

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