George Colman Poems
- 1. The Water-fiends
On a wild Moor, all brown and bleak,
Where broods the heath-frequenting grouse,
There stood a tenement antique;
Lord Hoppergollop's country house.
- 2. Lodgings For Single Gentlemen
Who has e'er been in London, that overgrown place,
Has seen "Lodgings to Let" stare him full in the face:
Some are good, and let dearly; while some, 'tis well known,
Are so dear, and so bad, they are best let alone.
- 3. My Night-gown And Slippers
TOM, DICK, and WILL, were little known to Fame;--
But to the Ale-house, oftentimes, they came,
- 4. The Knight And The Friar. Part First. - Sir Thomas Erpingham's Sonnet On His Lady
Such star-like lustre lights her Eyes,
They must have darted from a Sphere,
- 5. The Elder Brother.
Centrick, in London noise, and London follies,
Proud Covent Garden blooms, in smoky glory;
For chairmen, coffee-rooms, piazzas, dollies,
Cabbages, and comedians, fame'd in story!