Barry Cornwall

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Bryan Waller Procter who wrote under the name Barry Cornwall was an English poet.


Born at Leeds, Yorkshire, he was educated at Harrow School, where he had for contemporaries Lord Byron and Robert Peel. On leaving school he was placed in the office of a solicitor at ...
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THE SEA! the sea! the open sea!
The blue, the fresh, the ever free!
Without a mark, without a bound,
It runneth the earth’s wide regions round;
Sit Down, Sad Soul
SIT down, sad soul, and count
The moments flying:
Come,—tell the sweet amount
That ’s lost by sighing!
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GAMARRA is a dainty steed,
Strong, black, and of a noble breed,
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TOUCH us gently, Time!
Let us glide adown thy stream
Gently,—as we sometimes glide
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When I was twenty inches long,
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Chloe 12 August 2020
Anybody know a poem called Fisherman The author is Barry Cornwall.
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Aaliyah 19 November 2019
He is an great poet very imaginative mind.
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Luke h 23 February 2019
How old were you when you wrote the poem the sea
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daria 27 November 2018
yo brill amazing poet i know you fantastico
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daria 27 November 2018
i would like to know how old barry cornwall is for your info pls
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Pickled Onion 29 January 2005
Sheer brilliance......................................................................?
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