Richard Harris Barham
Richard Harris Barham Poems
|3.||The Hand Of Glory, : The Nurse's Story||1/1/2004|
|4.||A Lay Of St. Nicholas||1/1/2004|
|5.||Execution, The : A Sporting Anecdote Hon. Mr. Sucklethumbkin's Story||1/1/2004|
|7.||Ode On A Nearer Prospect Of Summer Hill||1/1/2004|
|9.||Some Account Of A New Play||1/1/2004|
|10.||A Lay Of St. Gengulphus||1/1/2004|
|11.||Mr. Barney Maguire's Account Of The Coronation||1/1/2004|
|12.||The Two Mp's||1/1/2004|
|13.||The Lay Of St. Odille||1/1/2004|
|14.||Jackaw Of Rheims, The||12/31/2002|
|15.||'Look At The Clock!' : Patty Morgan The Milkmaid's Story||1/1/2004|
|18.||The Bagman's Dog, : Mr. Peters's Story||1/1/2004|
|19.||The Jackaw Of Rheims||5/8/2001|
|20.||The Merchant Of Venice,: A Legend Of Italy||1/1/2004|
|21.||The Witch's Frolic||1/1/2004|
Comments about Richard Harris Barham
Oh! the balloon, the great balloon!
It left Vauxhall one Monday at noon,
And every one said we should hear of it soon
With news from Aleppo or Scanderoon.
But very soon after, folks changed their tune:
'The netting had burst -- the silk -- the shalloon;
It had met with a trade-wind -- a deuced monsoon --
It was blown out to sea -- it was blown to the moon --
They ought to have put off their journey till June;
Sure none but a donkey, a goose, or baboon,
Would go up, in November, in any balloon!'
Then they talk'd about Green --' Oh! where's Mister ...
The Jackaw Of Rheims
The Jackdaw sat on the Cardinal's chair!
Bishop, and abbot, and prior were there;
Many a monk, and many a friar,
Many a knight, and many a squire,
With a great many more of lesser degree,--
In sooth a goodly company;
And they served the Lord Primate on bended knee.
Never, I ween,
Was a prouder seen,