Treasure Island

Sydney Thompson Dobell

(1824-1874 / England)

Poems of Sydney Thompson Dobell

1. A Chanted Calendar 1/1/2004
2. A Health To The Queen 4/12/2010
3. A Hero's Grave 4/12/2010
4. A Musing On A Victory 4/12/2010
5. A Nupial Eve (excerpt) 1/1/2004
6. A Shower In War-Time 4/12/2010
7. A Statesman 4/12/2010
8. Afloat And Ashore 4/12/2010
9. Alone 4/12/2010
10. America 1/1/2004
11. An Autumn Mood 4/12/2010
12. An Evening Dream 4/12/2010
13. At The Grave Of A Spanish Friend 4/12/2010
14. Austrian Alliance 4/12/2010
15. Ballad 4/12/2010
16. Bayonet Song 4/12/2010
17. Cavalry Charge At Balaclava 4/12/2010
18. Childless 4/12/2010
19. Crazed 4/12/2010
20. Czar Nicholas 4/12/2010

Tommy's Dead

YOU may give over plough, boys,
You may take the gear to the stead,
All the sweat o' your brow, boys,
Will never get beer and bread.
The seed's waste, I know, boys,
There's not a blade will grow, boys,
'Tis cropped out, I trow, boys,
And Tommy's dead.

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