Who is Barry CornwallLife and career Born at Leeds, Yorkshire, he was educated at Harrow School, where he had for contemporaries Lord Byron and Robert Peel. On leaving school he was placed in the office of a solicitor at Calne, Wiltshire, remaining there until about 1807, when he returned to London to study law. By the death of his father in 1816 he became possessed of a small property, and soon after entered into partnership with a solicitor; but in 1820 the partnership was dissolved, and he began to write under the pseudonym of "Barry Cornwall".
After his marriage in 1824 to Miss Skepper, daughter of Mrs Basil Montague, he returned to his profession as a conveyancer, and was called to the bar in 1831. In the following year he was appointed metropolitan commissioner of lunacy—an ...
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Barry Cornwall Poems
- In France
The poplars in the fields of France
Are golden ladies come to dance;
But yet to see them there is none
But I and the September sun. ...
- The Old Witch In The Copse
I am a Witch, and a kind old Witch,
There's many a one knows that--
Alone I live in my little dark house
With Pillycock, my cat. ...
- A Poet-s Thought
TELL me, what is a poetâ??s thought?
Is it on the sudden born?
Is it from the starlight caught?
Is it by the tempest taught, ...
WE are born; we laugh; we weep;
We love; we droop; we die!
Ah! wherefore do we laugh or weep?
Why do we live, or die? ...
- Song (here's A Health To Thee, Mary...)
Here's a health to thee, Mary,
Here's a health to thee;
The drinkers are gone,
And I am alone, ...
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- Supermyers: watching barry humphries getting rescued from a cliff face on rick stein’s cornwall programme. i never knew that had happened
- Helenus_: apparently on his first visit to cornwall in 1961 barry humphries fell off a cliff near zennor, landing on a ledge 150ft below, breaking bones & having to be rescued by helicopter but it didn’t put him off
- Rr81__: a perilous life and sad as life may be - barry cornwall's poem, the fisherman.
- Rr81__: he looks through life, and only sees— its end! - barry cornwall's poem, the fisherman.