William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

1. A Christmas Carol 1/3/2003
2. A Descriptive Poem On The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
3. A Humble Heroine 1/3/2003
4. A New Temperance Poem, In Memory Of My Departed Parents, Who Were Sober Living & God Fearing People 1/3/2003
5. A New Year's Resolution To Leave Dundee 1/3/2003
6. A Requisition To The Queen 1/3/2003
7. A Soldier's Reprieve 1/3/2003
8. A Summary History Of Lord Clive 1/3/2003
9. A Tale Of Christmas Eve 1/3/2003
10. A Tale Of Elsinore 1/3/2003
11. A Tale Of The Sea 1/3/2003
12. A Tribute To Dr. Murison 1/3/2003
13. A Tribute To Henry M. Stanley 1/3/2003
14. A Tribute To Mr J. Graham Henderson, The World's Fair Judge 1/3/2003
15. A Tribute To Mr Murphy And The Blue Ribbon Army 1/3/2003
16. Adventures Of King Robert The Bruce 1/3/2003
17. An Address To Shakespeare 1/3/2003
18. An Address To The New Tay Bridge 1/3/2003
19. An Address To The Rev. George Gilfillan 1/3/2003
20. An Adventure In The Life Of King James V Of Scotland 1/3/2003
21. An All-Night Sea Fight 1/3/2003
22. An Autumn Reverie 1/3/2003
23. An Excursion Steamer Sunk In The Tay 1/3/2003
24. An Ode To The Queen 1/3/2003
25. An Ode To The Queen On Her Jubilee Year 1/3/2003
26. Annie Marshall The Foundling 1/3/2003
27. Attempted Assassination Of The Queen 1/3/2003
28. Baldovan 1/3/2003
29. Balmoral Castle 1/3/2003
30. Beautiful Aberfoyle 1/3/2003
31. Beautiful Balmerino 1/3/2003
32. Beautiful Balmoral 1/3/2003
33. Beautiful Comrie 1/3/2003
34. Beautiful Crief 1/3/2003
35. Beautiful Edinburgh 1/3/2003
36. Beautiful Monikie 1/3/2003
37. Beautiful Nairn 1/3/2003
38. Beautiful Newport On The Braes O' The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
39. Beautiful North Berwick 1/3/2003
40. Beautiful Rothesay 1/3/2003
Best Poem of William Topaz McGonagall

Women's Suffrage

Fellow men! why should the lords try to despise
And prohibit women from having the benefit of the parliamentary Franchise?
When they pay the same taxes as you and me,
I consider they ought to have the same liberty.

And I consider if they are not allowed the same liberty,
From taxation every one of them should be set free;
And if they are not, it is really very unfair,
And an act of injustice I most solemnly declare.

Women, farmers, have no protection as the law now stands;
And many of them have lost their property and lands,
And have been turned out of ...

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Beautiful city of Glasgow, with your streets so neat and clean,
Your stateley mansions, and beautiful Green!
Likewise your beautiful bridges across the River Clyde,
And on your bonnie banks I would like to reside.

Chorus --

Then away to the west -- to the beautiful west!
To the fair city of Glasgow that I like the best,

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