Charles Stuart Calverley

(22 December 1831 – 17 February 1884 / Martley, Worchestershire)

Charles Stuart Calverley Poems

1. Changed 5/13/2001
2. There Stands A City 4/13/2010
3. Lines Suggested By The Fourteenth Of February - I 4/13/2010
4. Lines Suggested By The Fourteenth Of February - Ii 4/13/2010
5. Lovers And A Reflection 4/13/2010
6. Ode--'On A Distant Prospect' Of Making A Fortune 4/13/2010
7. Striking 4/13/2010
8. The Cock And The Bull 4/13/2010
9. To Mrs. Goodchild 4/13/2010
10. Isabel 4/13/2010
11. On The Brink 1/1/2004
12. The Auld Wife 1/1/2004
13. Dover To Munich 4/13/2010
14. Gemini And Virgo 4/13/2010
15. Visions 4/13/2010
16. Hic Vir, Hic Est 4/13/2010
17. Ode To Tobacco 4/13/2010
18. A, B, C. 4/13/2010
19. Charades 4/13/2010
20. Voices Of The Night 4/13/2010
21. Love 5/13/2001
22. Companions - A Tale Of A Grandfather 1/1/2004
23. Dirge 4/13/2010
24. Forever 12/31/2002
25. Peace. A Study 5/13/2001
26. Beer 5/13/2001

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Beer

1 In those old days which poets say were golden --
2 (Perhaps they laid the gilding on themselves:
3 And, if they did, I'm all the more beholden
4 To those brown dwellers in my dusty shelves,
5 Who talk to me 'in language quaint and olden'
6 Of gods and demigods and fauns and elves,
7 Pan with his pipes, and Bacchus with his leopards,
8 And staid young goddesses who flirt with shepherds:)

9 In those old days, the Nymph called Etiquette
10 (Appalling thought to dwell on) was not born.
11 They had their ...

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Forever

"Forever": 'tis a single word!
Our rude forefathers deemed it two:
Can you imagine so absurd
A view?

"Forever"! What abysms of woe
The word reveals, what frenzy, what
Despair! "For ever" (printed so)
Did not.

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