Sydney Thompson Dobell

(1824-1874 / England)

Sydney Thompson Dobell Poems

1. Dante, Shakespeare, Milton - From 1/1/2004
2. America 1/1/2004
3. An Autumn Mood 4/12/2010
4. Childless 4/12/2010
5. Tommy's Dead 1/1/2004
6. A Statesman 4/12/2010
7. Cavalry Charge At Balaclava 4/12/2010
8. Alone 4/12/2010
9. Afloat And Ashore 4/12/2010
10. Czar Nicholas 4/12/2010
11. Bayonet Song 4/12/2010
12. At The Grave Of A Spanish Friend 4/12/2010
13. Ballad 4/12/2010
14. Dead-Maid's-Pool 4/12/2010
15. A Hero's Grave 4/12/2010
16. A Nupial Eve (excerpt) 1/1/2004
17. She Touches A Sad String Of Soft Recall 4/12/2010
18. Austrian Alliance 4/12/2010
19. Love: To A Little Girl 4/12/2010
20. An Evening Dream 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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