poet John Lydgate

John Lydgate

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  • M Asim Nehal M Asim Nehal (2/4/2019 11:09:00 AM)

    He is a greater poet because of his greater range and force; he has a much more powerful machine at his command. But there are so less poems posted here.

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The London Lackpenny

To London once my steps I bent,
Where truth in no wise should be faint;
To Westminster-ward I forthwith went,
To a man of Law to make complaint.
I said, 'For Mary's love, that holy saint,
Pity the poor that would proceed!'
But for lack of money, I could not speed.

And, as I thrust the press among,