George Canning

(11 April 1770 – 8 August 1827 / London, England)

George Canning Poems

1. The Traitor's Epitah 1/1/2004
2. Moderate Men And Moderate Measures 1/1/2004
3. The Grand Consulation 1/1/2004
4. The New-Old Opposition 1/1/2004
5. Blue And Buff 1/1/2004
6. Elijah's Mantle 1/1/2004
7. On The Death Of His Eldest Son 4/16/2010
8. The Friend Of Humanity And The Knife-Grinder 4/6/2012
9. Song 4/6/2012
10. Ode To The 1/1/2004
11. Parody 1/1/2004
12. The Pilot That Weath'D The Storm 1/1/2004
13. All The Talents 4/16/2010
14. The Pilgrimage To Mecca 1/1/2004
15. Epigram 1/1/2004
16. Though Short Thy Span, God's Unimpeach'D Decrees 1/1/2004
17. The Slavery Of Greece 1/1/2004
18. New Morality 1/1/2004
Best Poem of George Canning

New Morality

From mental mists to purge a nation's eyes;
To animate the weak, unite the wise;
To trace the deep infection, that prevades
The crowded town, and taints the rural shades;
To mark how wide extends the mighty waste
O'er the fair realms of Science, Learning, Taste;
To drive and scatter all the brood of lies,
And chase the varying falsehood as it flies;
The long arrears of ridicule to pay,
To drag reluctant Dulness back to day;
Much yet remains.--To you these themes belong,
Ye favor'd sons of virtue and of song!
Say, is the field too narrow? Are the ...

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Ode To The

How blest, how firm the Statesman stands,
(Him no low intrigue shall move),
Circled by faithful kindred bands,
And propp'd by fond fraternal love.


When his speeches hobble vilely,
What! "Hear him" burst from brother Hiley,
When the faltering periods lag,

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