Hilaire Belloc
La Celle-Saint-Cloud
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Lord Lundy

Rating: 2.8
Who was too Freely Moved to Tears, and thereby ruined his Political Career

Lord Lundy from his earliest years
Was far too freely moved to Tears.
For instance if his Mother said,
"Lundy! It's time to go to Bed!"
He bellowed like a Little Turk.
Or if his father Lord Dunquerque
Said "Hi!" in a Commanding Tone,
"Hi, Lundy! Leave the Cat alone!"
Lord Lundy, letting go its tail,
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Walterrean Salley 26 November 2016
(Lord Lundy by Hilaire Belloc.) **Light verse: the plight of a political waterhead.
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Adrian Yates 24 January 2010
Extremely witty, and the cleverest part is the cut off to avoid boring the reader with LL's formative years which would probably move him to tears. As with all the cautionary tales this poem should be savoured like a good cigar or a rather fine claret.never mind 5.4, I award 11/10. A.Y.
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Tony Carp 18 December 2008
This is my favourite poem, I particularly like his disdain for the Butler's opinions.
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Dick Bird 15 May 2008
Oh come on, it's worth more than 5.4, it's a very funny poem.
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