William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

1. Jenny Carrister, The Heroine Of Lucknow-Mine 1/3/2003
2. Lines In Praise Of The Lyric Club Banquet 1/3/2003
3. Lines In Praise Of Professor Blackie 1/3/2003
4. Lines In Memoriam Regarding The Entertainment In Reform Street Hall, Dundee 1/3/2003
5. Greenland's Icy Mountains 1/3/2003
6. General Roberts In Afghanistan 1/3/2003
7. Hanchen, The Maid Of The Mill 1/3/2003
8. Lines In Praise Of Mr. J. Graham Henderson, Hawick 1/3/2003
9. John Rouat The Fisherman 1/3/2003
10. Edinburgh 1/3/2003
11. General Gordon, The Hero Of Khartoum 1/3/2003
12. The Capture Of Lucknow 1/3/2003
13. Loch Katrine 1/3/2003
14. Loch Leven 1/3/2003
15. Lines In Reply To The Beautiful Poet Who Welcomed News Of Mcgonagall's Departure From Dundee 1/3/2003
16. Farewell Address At The Argyle Hall 1/3/2003
17. Lines In Praise Of Tommy Atkins 1/3/2003
18. The Battle Of Shina, In Africa, Fought In 1800 1/3/2003
19. The Den O' Fowlis 1/3/2003
20. The Clepington Catastrophe 1/3/2003
21. Jack O' The Cudgel 1/3/2003
22. The Capture Of Havana 1/3/2003
23. Grif, Of The Bloody Hand 1/3/2003
24. The Battle Of The Nile 1/3/2003
25. The Loss Of The Victoria 1/3/2003
26. The Inauguration Of The Hill O' Balgay 1/3/2003
27. Beautiful Newport On The Braes O' The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
28. The Burial Of Mr. Gladstone 1/3/2003
29. The Last Berkshire Eleven 1/3/2003
30. The First Grenadier Of France 1/3/2003
31. The Battle Of Cressy 1/3/2003
32. The Battle Of El-Teb 1/3/2003
33. The Battle Of Atbara 1/3/2003
34. The Burning Of The Steamer City Of Montreal 1/3/2003
35. The Heatherblend Club Banquet 1/3/2003
36. Little Jamie 1/3/2003
37. Little Pierre's Song 1/3/2003
38. Jack Honest, Or The Widow And Her Son 1/3/2003
39. Bonnie Callander 1/3/2003
40. The Wreck Of The Whaler Oscar 1/3/2003
Best Poem of William Topaz McGonagall

A Descriptive Poem On The Silvery Tay

Beautiful silvery Tay,
With your landscapes, so lovely and gay,
Along each side of your waters, to Perth all the way;
No other river in the world has got scenery more fine,
Only I am told the beautiful Rhine,
Near to Wormit Bay, it seems very fine,
Where the Railway Bridge is towering above its waters sublime,
And the beautiful ship Mars,
With her Juvenile Tare,
Both lively and gay,
Does carelessly lie By night and by day,
In the beautiful Bay
Of the silvery Tay.
Beautiful, beautiful silvery Tay,
Thy scenery is enchanting on a fine summer day,
Near ...

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Beautiful city of Glasgow, with your streets so neat and clean,
Your stateley mansions, and beautiful Green!
Likewise your beautiful bridges across the River Clyde,
And on your bonnie banks I would like to reside.

Chorus --

Then away to the west -- to the beautiful west!
To the fair city of Glasgow that I like the best,

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