William Schwenck Gilbert

(1836 - 1911 / London / England)

William Schwenck Gilbert Poems

41. The Baffled Grumbler 1/1/2004
42. The Bishop Of Rum-Ti-Foo Again 1/1/2004
43. The Captain And The Mermaids 1/1/2004
44. The Precocious Baby - A Very True Tale 1/1/2004
45. Thespis: Act I 1/1/2004
46. A Classical Revival 1/1/2004
47. The Mighty Must 1/1/2004
48. The Perils Of Invisibility 1/1/2004
49. To A Little Maid - By A Politician 1/1/2004
50. The Bishop And The Busman 1/1/2004
51. The Bishop Of Rum-Ti-Foo 1/1/2004
52. He Loves! 1/1/2004
53. Her Terms 1/1/2004
54. The Great Oak Tree 1/1/2004
55. The Haughty Actor 1/1/2004
56. Eheu Fugaces -- ! 1/1/2004
57. Thomson Green And Harriet Hale 1/1/2004
58. The Coming By-And-By 1/1/2004
59. The Contemplative Sentry 1/1/2004
60. Sir Macklin 1/1/2004
61. Solatium 1/1/2004
62. The Disconcerted Tenor 1/1/2004
63. The British Tar 1/1/2004
64. A Merry Madrigal 1/1/2004
65. The Phantom Curate 1/1/2004
66. The Two Majors 1/1/2004
67. The Way Of Wooing 1/1/2004
68. A Recipe 1/1/2004
69. The Reverend Simon Magus 1/1/2004
70. The Sailor Boy To His Lass 1/1/2004
71. The Sensation Captain 1/1/2004
72. The Sorcerer: Act I 1/1/2004
73. An Unfortunate Likeness 1/1/2004
74. Ellen Mcjones Aberdeen 1/1/2004
75. An Appeal 1/1/2004
76. First Love 1/1/2004
77. General John 1/1/2004
78. The Philosophic Pill 1/1/2004
79. Sleep On! 1/1/2004
80. The Duke And The Duchess 1/1/2004

Comments about William Schwenck Gilbert

  • Terri Norvell (2/2/2012 7:04:00 PM)

    Absolutely love this verse! Captures the spirit of nature honorably! The Oak holds that space in my heart as well.

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Best Poem of William Schwenck Gilbert

The Disagreeable Man

If you give me your attention, I will tell you what I am:
I'm a genuine philanthropist - all other kinds are sham.
Each little fault of temper and each social defect
In my erring fellow-creatures, I endeavour to correct.
To all their little weaknesses I open people's eyes,
And little plans to snub the self-sufficient I devise;
I love my fellow-creatures - I do all the good I can -
Yet everybody says I'm such a disagreeable man!
And I can't think why!

To compliments inflated I've a withering reply,
And vanity I always do my best to mortify;
A charitable ...

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The Love-Sick Boy

When first my old, old love I knew,
My bosom welled with joy;
My riches at her feet I threw;
I was a love-sick boy!
No terms seemed too extravagant
Upon her to employ -
I used to mope, and sigh, and pant,
Just like a love-sick boy!

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