George Canning Head Poems

  • 1.

    Whene'er with haggard eyes I view
    This dungeon that I'm rotting in,
  • 2.
    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;
  • 3.
    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,--
  • 4.
    Come, sportive Muse, with plume satiric,
    Describe each lawless, bold empiric,
    Who, with the Blue and Buffs' sad crew,
    Now stripp'd in buff, shall look so blue.
  • 5.
    When, by th' Almighty's dread command
    Elijah, call'd from Israel's land,
    Rose in the sacred flame,
  • 6.
    From mental mists to purge a nation's eyes;
    To animate the weak, unite the wise;
    To trace the deep infection, that prevades
    The crowded town, and taints the rural shades;
Total 6 Head Poems by George Canning

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