Treasure Island

Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

Poems of Thomas Hood

1. A Lake And A Fairy Boat 1/3/2003
2. A Parental Ode to My Son, Aged 3 Years and 5 months 4/5/2010
3. A Retrospective Review 4/5/2010
4. Allegory 12/31/2002
5. Allegory: A Moral Vehicle 1/3/2003
6. Anticipation 4/5/2010
7. Autumn 12/31/2002
8. Autumn III 4/5/2010
9. Bianca's Dream - A Venetian Story 4/5/2010
10. Birthday Verses 4/5/2010
11. By Eve'ry Sweet Tradition of True Hearts 4/5/2010
12. Christmas Holidays 12/31/2002
13. Death 12/31/2002
14. Fair Ines 12/31/2002
15. Faithless Nelly Gray 1/3/2003
16. Faithless Sally Brown 12/31/2002
17. False Poets And True (To Wordsworth) 4/5/2010
18. Farewell, Life! My Senses Swim 4/5/2010
19. Flowers 1/3/2003
20. Gold! 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;

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