William Schwenck Gilbert

(1836 - 1911 / London / England)

William Schwenck Gilbert Poems

81. Ellen Mcjones Aberdeen 1/1/2004
82. Sir Guy The Crusader 1/1/2004
83. John And Freddy 1/1/2004
84. Thomas Winterbottom Hance 1/1/2004
85. The Suicide's Grave 1/1/2004
86. Lieutenant-Colonel Flare 1/1/2004
87. The Great Oak Tree 1/1/2004
88. Tempora Mutantur 1/1/2004
89. The Highly Respectable Gondolier 1/1/2004
90. Babette's Love 1/1/2004
91. The Pantomime Super To His Mask 1/1/2004
92. Thespis: Act I 1/1/2004
93. Eheu Fugaces -- ! 1/1/2004
94. Little Oliver 1/1/2004
95. At A Pantomime. By A Bilious One 1/1/2004
96. The Policeman's Lot 1/1/2004
97. An English Girl 1/1/2004
98. An Unfortunate Likeness 1/1/2004
99. Gregory Parable, Ll.D. 1/1/2004
100. Only A Dancing Girl 1/1/2004
101. Life Is Lovely All The Year 1/1/2004
102. Hongree And Mahry 1/1/2004
103. King Goodheart 1/1/2004
104. Is Life A Boon 1/1/2004
105. To The Terrestrial Globe 1/1/2004
106. Ferdinando And Elvira 1/1/2004
107. They'Ll None Of 'Em Be Missed 1/1/2004
108. The Aesthete 1/1/2004
109. The Working Monarch 1/1/2004
110. First Love 1/1/2004
111. The Ghost, The Gallant, The Gael, And The Goblin 1/1/2004
112. The Two Ogres 1/1/2004
113. The Darned Mounseer 1/1/2004
114. Annie Protheroe. A Legend Of Stratford-Le-Bow 1/1/2004
115. A Discontented Sugar Broker 1/1/2004
116. Braid The Raven Hair 1/1/2004
117. Girl Graduates 1/1/2004
118. Life 1/1/2004
119. To Phoebe 1/1/2004
120. To My Bride (Whoever She May Be) 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

A Classical Revival

At the outset I may mention it's my sovereign intention
To revive the classic memories of Athens at its best,
For my company possesses all the necessary dresses,
And a course of quiet cramming will supply us with the rest.
We've a choir hyporchematic (that is, ballet-operatic)
Who respond to the CHOREUTAE of that cultivated age,
And our clever chorus-master, all but captious criticaster,
Would accept as the CHOREGUS of the early Attic stage.
This return to classic ages is considered in their wages,
Which are always calculated by the day or by the week -
And I'll ...

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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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