William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

81. Loch Ness 1/3/2003
82. Lord Robert's Triumphal Entry Into Pretoria 1/3/2003
83. Lost In The Prairie 1/3/2003
84. Mary, The Maid O' The Tay 1/3/2003
85. Mcgonagall's Ode To The King 1/3/2003
86. Montrose 1/3/2003
87. Nora, The Maid Of Killarney 1/3/2003
88. Oban 1/3/2003
89. Richard Pigott, The Forger 1/3/2003
90. Robert Burns 1/3/2003
91. Saving A Train 1/3/2003
92. The Albion Battleship Calamity 1/3/2003
93. The Ancient Town Of Leith 1/3/2003
94. The Ashantee War 1/3/2003
95. The Battle Of Abu Klea 1/3/2003
96. The Battle Of Alexandria 1/3/2003
97. The Battle Of Alma 1/3/2003
98. The Battle Of Atbara 1/3/2003
99. The Battle Of Bannockburn 1/3/2003
100. The Battle Of Corunna 1/3/2003
101. The Battle Of Cressy 1/3/2003
102. The Battle Of Culloden 1/3/2003
103. The Battle Of El-Teb 1/3/2003
104. The Battle Of Flodden Field 1/3/2003
105. The Battle Of Glencoe 1/3/2003
106. The Battle Of Gujrat 1/3/2003
107. The Battle Of Inkermann 1/3/2003
108. The Battle Of Omdurman 1/3/2003
109. The Battle Of Sheriffmuir 1/3/2003
110. The Battle Of Shina, In Africa, Fought In 1800 1/3/2003
111. The Battle Of Tel-El-Kebir 1/3/2003
112. The Battle Of The Nile 1/3/2003
113. The Battle Of Waterloo 1/3/2003
114. The Beautiful City Of Perth 1/3/2003
115. The Beautiful Sun 1/3/2003
116. The Black Watch Memorial 1/3/2003
117. The Blind Girl 1/3/2003
118. The Bonnie Lass O' Dundee 1/3/2003
119. The Bonnie Lass O' Ruily 1/3/2003
120. The Bonnie Sidlaw Hills 1/3/2003
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! ...

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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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