William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

On The Neglect Of Homer - Poem by William Cowper

Could Homer come himself, distressed and poor
And tune his harp at Rhedicina's door,
The rich old vixen would exclaim, (I fear,)
'Begone! no tramper gets a farthing here.'


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  • Fabrizio Frosini (2/21/2016 7:47:00 AM)

    'Begone! no tramper gets a farthing here.'

    yeah, how right..!
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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