Hilaire Belloc

(27 July 1870 – 16 July 1953 / La Celle-Saint-Cloud)

Hilaire Belloc Poems

1. Tarantella 12/31/2002
2. Rebecca 12/31/2002
3. The Frog 12/31/2002
4. The Early Morning 12/31/2002
5. George 12/31/2002
6. Jim 12/31/2002
7. The Microbe 12/31/2002
8. Matilda Who Told Lies, And Was Burned To Death 4/3/2010
9. Charles Augustus Fortescue 12/31/2002
10. Talking (And Singing) Of The Nordic Man 1/3/2003
11. Henry King 12/31/2002
12. Lord Lundy 12/31/2002
13. The Vulture 12/31/2002
14. The Tiger 12/31/2002
15. The Lion 12/31/2002
16. Algernon 12/31/2002
17. The Catholic Sun 12/31/2002
18. Ballade To Our Lady Of Czestochowa 12/31/2002
19. The South Country 5/9/2001
20. The Elephant 12/31/2002
21. A Trinity 1/3/2003
22. The Whale 12/31/2002
23. Drinking Song, On The Excellence Of Burgundy Wine 5/9/2001
24. The World Is Full Of Double Beds 3/21/2004
25. The Dromedary 12/31/2002
26. The Hippopotamus 12/31/2002
27. The Pacifist 1/3/2003
28. Because My Faltering Feet 12/31/2002
29. Time Cures All 1/3/2003
30. Lord Finchley 12/31/2002
31. Heroic Poem In Praise Of Wine 12/31/2002
32. The Yak 12/31/2002
33. Godolphin Horne 12/31/2002
34. Juliet 5/9/2001
35. The Night 12/31/2002
36. Is There Any Reward? 12/31/2002
37. The Telephone 1/3/2003
38. Heretics All 5/9/2001
39. The Birds 5/9/2001
40. Lines For A Christmas Card 12/31/2002
Best Poem of Hilaire Belloc

Tarantella

Do you remember an Inn,
Miranda?
Do you remember an Inn?
And the tedding and the spreading
Of the straw for a bedding,
And the fleas that tease in the High Pyrenees,
And the wine that tasted of tar?
And the cheers and the jeers of the young muleteers
(Under the vine of the dark veranda)?
Do you remember an Inn, Miranda,
Do you remember an Inn?
And the cheers and the jeers of the young muleteers
Who hadn't got a penny,
And who weren't paying any,
And the hammer at the doors and the din?
And the hip! hop! hap!
Of the clap
Of the hands to the ...

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The Marmozet

The species Man and Marmozet
Are intimately linked;
The Marmozet survives as yet,
But Men are all extinct.

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