Hilaire Belloc

(27 July 1870 – 16 July 1953 / La Celle-Saint-Cloud)

Hilaire Belloc Poems

41. [month Of] October 12/31/2002
42. The Loser 4/3/2010
43. Kings Live In Palaces, And Pigs In Sties 3/21/2004
44. [month Of] September 1/3/2003
45. The Marmozet 1/3/2003
46. The Death And Last Confession Of Wandering Peter 1/3/2003
47. Franklin Hyde 12/31/2002
48. On Two Ministers Of State 1/3/2003
49. Song 12/31/2002
50. The Evenlode 12/31/2002
51. Hildebrand 12/31/2002
52. The Mirror 4/3/2010
53. The Scorpion 12/31/2002
54. The Statue 1/3/2003
55. On The Ladies Of Pixton 1/3/2003
56. The World Is Full Of Double Beds 3/21/2004
57. On The Little God 1/3/2003
58. On Torture: A Public Singer 1/3/2003
59. Lines To A Don 12/31/2002
60. The Birds 5/9/2001
61. The Dromedary 12/31/2002
62. The Yak 12/31/2002
63. Because My Faltering Feet 12/31/2002
64. The Telephone 1/3/2003
65. On Vital Statistics 1/3/2003
66. Juliet 5/9/2001
67. Ha'Nacker Mill 12/31/2002
68. The Pacifist 1/3/2003
69. The Whale 12/31/2002
70. Time Cures All 1/3/2003
71. On The Gift Of A Book To A Child 4/3/2010
72. The Pelagian Drinking Song 12/31/2002
73. The Night 12/31/2002
74. Lines For A Christmas Card 12/31/2002
75. The Hippopotamus 12/31/2002
76. The South Country 5/9/2001
77. Heretics All 5/9/2001
78. Heroic Poem In Praise Of Wine 12/31/2002
79. Lord Finchley 12/31/2002
80. Godolphin Horne 12/31/2002
Best Poem of Hilaire Belloc

Tarantella

Do you remember an Inn,
Miranda?
Do you remember an Inn?
And the tedding and the spreading
Of the straw for a bedding,
And the fleas that tease in the High Pyrenees,
And the wine that tasted of tar?
And the cheers and the jeers of the young muleteers
(Under the vine of the dark veranda)?
Do you remember an Inn, Miranda,
Do you remember an Inn?
And the cheers and the jeers of the young muleteers
Who hadn't got a penny,
And who weren't paying any,
And the hammer at the doors and the din?
And the hip! hop! hap!
Of the clap
Of the hands to the ...

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The Marmozet

The species Man and Marmozet
Are intimately linked;
The Marmozet survives as yet,
But Men are all extinct.

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