William Topaz McGonagall

Edinburgh / Scotland
William Topaz McGonagall
Edinburgh / Scotland
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A Summary History Of Lord Clive

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About a hundred and fifty years ago,
History relates it happened so,
A big ship sailed from the shores of Britain
Bound for India across the raging main.

And many of the passengers did cry and moan
As they took the last look of their old home,
Which they were fast leaving far behind,
And which some of them would long bear in mind.
Among the passengers was a youth about seventeen years old,
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Kumarmani Mahakul 15 September 2019
The progress in life of Robert Clive is well executed in this historical poem. Haunting expression.
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Denis Mair 15 September 2019
He was a rotten scoundrel. What kind of poet would praise him? Even as praise this poem is fatuous and clumsily written. This poem does not show a single redeeming quality in its subject.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 15 September 2019
The narration of life journey of Robert Clive and his transformation from a vagabond to a nobleman is captivating. Well deserved classic poem of the Day.
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Uche Nwanze 15 September 2019
A fascinating and intriguing poem chronicling the events of a castaway or rejected to a want away and noble man. It shows anybody can change to be a better person.
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Ramesh T A 15 September 2019
The historical personality of Robert Clive is very interesting to read in the poetic form!
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Edward Kofi Louis 15 September 2019
Conolization! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Rashmi Singh Ajwani 06 April 2019
Robert Clive has looted the country India . He was not brave but treacherous person.
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