Who is Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 – 3 May 1845) was an English poet, author and humorist, best known for poems such as "The Bridge of Sighs" and "The Song of the Shirt". Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, Athenaeum, and Punch. He later published a magazine largely consisting of his own works. Hood, never robust, had lapsed into invalidism by the age of 41 and died at the age of 45. William Michael Rossetti in 1903 called him "the finest English poet" between the generations of Shelley and Tennyson. Hood was the father of the playwright and humorist Tom Hood (1835–1874) and the children's writer Frances Freeling Broderip (1830–1878).

Early life

Thomas Hood was born to Thomas Hood and Elizabeth Sands in the Poultry (Cheapside), London, above his father's boo...
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Thomas Hood Poems

  • Playing At Soldiers
    "Who'll serve the King?"


    What little urchin is there never ...
  • A True Story
    Of all our pains, since man was curst,
    I mean of body, not the mental,
    To name the worst, among the worst,
    The dental sure is transcendental; ...
  • The University Feud.[1]
    "A plague o' both the houses!" - MERCUTIO.


    ...
  • A Report From Below!
    "Blow high, blow low." - SEA SONG.


    As Mister B. and Mistress B. ...
  • Ode To Captain Paery[1]
    "By the North Pole, I do challenge thee!"
    Love's Labour's Lost.

    ...
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Viopmertq74: i saw old autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. thomas hood march 28, 2023 at 03:31pm
Semperfitrex: the story i most associate with him is after the fall of atlanta, sherman gave him orders to keep hood at bay while sherman went on his march. throughout a huge amount of the war, thomas commanded his xiv corps, which he'd turned into possibly the most superb in the army.
Viopmertq74: i saw old autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. thomas hood march 28, 2023 at 04:30pm
Viopmertq74: i saw old autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. thomas hood march 28, 2023 at 05:31pm
Viopmertq74: i saw old autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence. thomas hood march 28, 2023 at 06:31pm
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Sapana: He is most famous person .
He has most of the poem.
Elliott Banfield: Hood created a number of small.wood engravings that were published in the humorous magazines of the time. Unpretentious and a bit rough technically, but powerful in a unique way.

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