William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

1. Jenny Carrister, The Heroine Of Lucknow-Mine 1/3/2003
2. Lines In Praise Of The Lyric Club Banquet 1/3/2003
3. Grif, Of The Bloody Hand 1/3/2003
4. Lines In Praise Of Professor Blackie 1/3/2003
5. Lines In Memoriam Regarding The Entertainment In Reform Street Hall, Dundee 1/3/2003
6. Hanchen, The Maid Of The Mill 1/3/2003
7. Greenland's Icy Mountains 1/3/2003
8. General Roberts In Afghanistan 1/3/2003
9. Lines In Praise Of Mr. J. Graham Henderson, Hawick 1/3/2003
10. The Ancient Town Of Leith 1/3/2003
11. Edinburgh 1/3/2003
12. John Rouat The Fisherman 1/3/2003
13. The Battle Of Corunna 1/3/2003
14. Loch Katrine 1/3/2003
15. The Capture Of Lucknow 1/3/2003
16. General Gordon, The Hero Of Khartoum 1/3/2003
17. Lines In Reply To The Beautiful Poet Who Welcomed News Of Mcgonagall's Departure From Dundee 1/3/2003
18. Lines In Praise Of Tommy Atkins 1/3/2003
19. The Battle Of Shina, In Africa, Fought In 1800 1/3/2003
20. The Den O' Fowlis 1/3/2003
21. The Clepington Catastrophe 1/3/2003
22. Jack O' The Cudgel 1/3/2003
23. Loch Leven 1/3/2003
24. The Capture Of Havana 1/3/2003
25. The Inauguration Of The Hill O' Balgay 1/3/2003
26. The Loss Of The Victoria 1/3/2003
27. The Battle Of The Nile 1/3/2003
28. Beautiful Newport On The Braes O' The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
29. Farewell Address At The Argyle Hall 1/3/2003
30. Death And Burial Of Lord Tennyson 1/3/2003
31. The Battle Of Cressy 1/3/2003
32. The Burial Of Mr. Gladstone 1/3/2003
33. The First Grenadier Of France 1/3/2003
34. The Last Berkshire Eleven 1/3/2003
35. The Burning Of The Steamer City Of Montreal 1/3/2003
36. The Heatherblend Club Banquet 1/3/2003
37. The Battle Of El-Teb 1/3/2003
38. The Battle Of Atbara 1/3/2003
39. Little Pierre's Song 1/3/2003
40. Little Jamie 1/3/2003

Comments about William Topaz McGonagall

  • Walterrean Salley (11/27/2016 6:10:00 PM)

    Just discovered William Topaz McGonagall. This man is a great poet. His writings, uniquely, are a good work.
    Can barely wait to visit again.

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  • Tristan Werbe (3/18/2013 8:08:00 AM)

    Kayne West is a true poet

  • Tubal Kane (10/24/2012 9:47:00 PM)

    Just like other works of art or such
    to each his own
    For some think works of McGonagall not much
    To others, the illumination is shown

  • alice sunderland (10/20/2006 6:59:00 AM)

    you rock. kick-buttocks etc.

Best Poem of William Topaz McGonagall

A Christmas Carol

Welcome, sweet Christmas, blest be the morn
That Christ our Saviour was born!
Earth's Redeemer, to save us from all danger,
And, as the Holy Record tells, born in a manger.

Chorus --

Then ring, ring, Christmas bells,
Till your sweet music o'er the kingdom swells,
To warn the people to respect the morn
That Christ their Saviour was born.

The snow was on the ground when Christ was born,
And the Virgin Mary His mother felt very forlorn
As she lay in a horse's stall at a roadside inn,
Till Christ our Saviour was born to free us from sin.

Oh! ...

Read the full of A Christmas Carol

The Battle Of Atbara

Ye Sons of Great Britain, pray list to me,
And I'll tell ye of a great victory.
Where the British defeated the Dervishes, without delay,
At the Battle of Atbara, without dismay.

The attack took place, 'twas on the 8th of April, in the early morning dawn,
And the British behaved manfully to a man;
And Mahmud's front was raked fearfully, before the assault began,
By the disposition of the force under Colonel Long :

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