Who is George Canning

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The Pilgrimage to Mecca George Canning FRS (11 April 1770 – 8 August 1827) was a British Tory statesman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from April to August 1827. He occupied various senior cabinet positions under numerous prime ministers, before eventually serving himself as Prime Minister for the final four months of his life.
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George Canning Poems

  • Song, Of One Eleven Years In Prison
    I

    Whene'er with haggard eyes I view
    This dungeon that I'm rotting in, ...
  • Knife-grinder, The
    Friend of Humanity

    "Needy Knife-grinder! whither are you going?
    Rough is the road, your wheel is out of order, ...
  • Elderly Gentleman, The
    By the side of a murmuring stream an elderly gentleman sat.
    On the top of his head was a wig, and a-top of his wig was his hat.

    The wind it blew high and blew strong, as the elderly gentleman sat; ...
  • The Pilgrimage To Mecca
    What holy rites Mohammed's laws ordain,
    What various duties bind his faithful train,--
    What pious zeal his scatter'd tribes unites
    In fix'd observance of these holy rites,-- ...
  • The New-old Opposition
    It is said, the Great Men, who are seized with the pouts,
    At their suddenly alter'd condition;
    Who so late were the Ins, and so soon were the Outs,
    Have decreed a severe Opposition. ...
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Love 6 God 6 I Love You 6 View 6 Head 6 Friend 6 Earth 6 Hope 6 Fear 5 Thought 5


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John Milton Poem
Lycidas
 by John Milton

In this Monody the author bewails a learned Friend, unfortunately
drowned in his passage from Chester on the Irish Seas, 1637;
and, by occasion, foretells the ruin of our corrupted Clergy,
then in their height.


Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more,
Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere,
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