Thomas Hood Poems
|81.||A Parental Ode To My Son, Aged 3 Years And 5 Months||4/5/2010|
|83.||Allegory: A Moral Vehicle||1/3/2003|
|84.||The Haunted House||12/31/2002|
|92.||Faithless Sally Brown||12/31/2002|
|93.||Past And Present||1/3/2003|
|95.||Faithless Nelly Gray||1/3/2003|
|96.||The Song Of The Shirt||12/31/2002|
|98.||The Bridge Of Sighs||12/31/2002|
|99.||A Lake And A Fairy Boat||1/3/2003|
|103.||I Remember, I Remember||12/31/2002|
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A Lake And A Fairy Boat
A lake and a fairy boat
To sail in the moonlight clear, -
And merrily we would float
From the dragons that watch us here!
Thy gown should be snow-white silk
And strings of oriental pearls,
Like gossamers dipped in milk,
Should twine with thy raven curls!
Red rubies should deck thy hands,
And diamonds should be thy dower -
But fairies have broke their wands,
And wishing has lost its power!
Faithless Nelly Gray
A Pathetic Ballad
Ben Battle was a soldier bold,
And used to war's alarms;
But a cannon-ball took off his legs,
So he laid down his arms.
Now as they bore him off the field,
Said he, 'Let others shoot;