Max Plowman

(1883 - 1941 / England)

Max Plowman Poems

1. When It's Over 4/21/2010
2. Her Beauty 1/1/2004
3. General Gordon, the Hero of Khartoum 12/20/2014
4. The Moon 2/2/2015
5. The Miraculous Escape of Robert Allan, the Fireman 12/20/2014
6. The Battle of Sheriffmuir 12/20/2014
7. A Humble Heroine 12/20/2014

A Humble Heroine

'Twas at the Seige of Matagarda, during the Peninsular War,
That a Mrs Reston for courage outshone any man there by far;
She was the wife of a Scottish soldier in Matagarda Port,
And to attend to her husband she there did resort.

'Twas in the Spring of the year 1810,
That General Sir Thomas Graham occupied Matagarda with 150 men;
These consisted of a detachment from the Scots Brigade,
And on that occasion they weren't in the least afraid.

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