Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

Thomas Hood Poems

1. I Remember, I Remember 12/31/2002
2. November 12/31/2002
3. Gold! 1/3/2003
4. The Song of the Shirt 12/31/2002
5. A Lake And A Fairy Boat 1/3/2003
6. Past and Present 1/3/2003
7. Silence 12/31/2002
8. No! 1/3/2003
9. Faithless Nelly Gray 1/3/2003
10. Flowers 1/3/2003
11. Autumn 12/31/2002
12. The Bridge of Sighs 12/31/2002
13. Faithless Sally Brown 12/31/2002
14. Death 12/31/2002
15. Christmas Holidays 12/31/2002
16. Allegory 12/31/2002
17. Time of Roses 12/31/2002
18. Fair Ines 12/31/2002
19. A Parental Ode to My Son, Aged 3 Years and 5 months 4/5/2010
20. Allegory: A Moral Vehicle 1/3/2003

Faithless Nelly Gray

A Pathetic Ballad

Ben Battle was a soldier bold,
And used to war's alarms;
But a cannon-ball took off his legs,
So he laid down his arms.

Now as they bore him off the field,
Said he, 'Let others shoot;

[Hata Bildir]