William Topaz McGonagall

William Topaz McGonagall

William Topaz McGonagall (March 1825 – 29 September 1902) was an Irish weaver, poet and actor who lived in Scotland. He won notoriety as an extremely bad poet who exhibited no recoБольше
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A Christmas Carol

Welcome, sweet Christmas, blest be the
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

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Beautiful Balmoral

Ye lovers of the picturesque, away and
Beautiful Balmoral, near by the River Dee;
There ye will see the deer browsing on the heathery hills,
While adown their sides run clear sparkling rills

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The Burning of the Steamer City of Montreal

A sad tale of the sea I will relate, which will your hearts
Concerning the burning of the steamship "City of Montreal,"Which had on board two hundred and forty-nine souls in all,
But, alas
a fearful catastrophe did them be...

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The Battle of El-Teb

Ye sons of Great Britain,
I think no
To write in praise of brave General Graham
Whose name will be handed down to posterity without any stigma,

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The Christmas Goose

Mr
Smiggs was a gentleman,
And he lived in London town;
His wife she was a good kind soul,

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To Mr James Scrymgeour Dundee

Success to James Scrymgeour,
He's a very good man,
And to gainsay it,
There's few people can;

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The Tay Bridge Disaster

Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silv'ry Tay
Alas
I am very sorry to
That ninety lives have been taken

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The City of Perth

Beautiful Ancient City of Perth,
One of the fairest on the earth,
With your stately mansions and scenery most fine,
Which seems very beautiful in the summer time;

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The Burning of the Ship Kent

Good people of high and low degree,
I pray ye all to list to me,
And I'll relate a harrowing tale of the
Concerning the burning of the ship "Kent" in the Bay of Biscay,

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Robert Burns

Immortal Robert Burns of Ayr,
There's but few poets can with you compare;
Some of your poems and songs are very fine:
To "Mary in Heaven" is most sublime;

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The Wreck of the Steamer London while on her way to Australia

'Twas in the year of 1866, and on a very beautiful day,
That eighty-two passengers, with spirits light and gay,
Left Gravesend harbour, and sailed gaily
On board the steamship "London,"Bound for the city of Melbourne,

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The Famous Tay Whale

AS in the month of December, and in the year l883,
That a monster whale came to Dundee,
Resolved for a few days to sport and play,
And devour the small fishes in the silvery Tay

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