Winthrop Mackworth Praed
Winthrop Mackworth Praed Poems
|1.||A Song Of Impossibilities||4/19/2010|
|2.||Everyday Characters Ii - Quince||4/19/2010|
|3.||Everyday Characters Iv - My Partner||4/19/2010|
|4.||Good Night To The Season||4/19/2010|
|5.||Everyday Characters I - The Vicar||1/1/2004|
|6.||Everyday Characters Iii - The Belle Of The Ball Room||4/19/2010|
|7.||Everyday Characters V - Portrait Of A Lady||4/19/2010|
|9.||A Letter Of Advice||4/19/2010|
|12.||The Talented Man||4/19/2010|
The Talented Man
Dear Alice! you'll laugh when you know it, --
Last week, at the Duchess's ball,
I danced with the clever new poet, --
You've heard of him, -- Tully St. Paul.
Miss Jonquil was perfectly frantic;
I wish you had seen Lady Anne!
It really was very romantic,
He is such a talanted man!
He came up from Brazenose College,
Just caught, as they call it, this spring;
And his head, love, is stuffed full of knowledge
Of every conceivable thing.
Of science and logic he chatters,
As fine and as fast as he can;
Though I am no judge of such matters, ...