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Faithless Nelly Gray

a pathetic ballad

by Thomas Hood

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Thomas Hood ; the text illuminated and explained by numerous original drawings by Robert Seaver.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7246130M

The ninth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (). This collection, the second of two parts, includes a broad and diverse selection of light and comic verse on miscellaneous topics, including religion, the laboring classes, romance, government, food, the human body, animals, the natural world, and everyday hobbies. Faithless Nelly Gray —- A Pathetic Ballad Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war’s alarms; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms.

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available): Hollywood on Stage A critical review by Ron Irwin (). by Ron Irwin. Sally Brown is a new character to the show and Kristin Towers Rowles der was brought to life by John Deveraux and Matt Steele is an outrageous and fully entertaining Snoopy.   A Pathetic Ballad (“Faithless Nelly Gray”) BEN BATTLE was a soldier bold, And used to war’s alarms; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him off the field, Said he, “Let others shoot; For here I .

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Faithless Nelly Gray: a pathetic ballad [Leather Author: Hood, Thomas. Thomas Hood (). Faithless Nelly Gray. Lionel Strachey, et al., eds. The World's Wit and Humor: An Anthology in Fifteen Volumes. Faithless Nelly Gray: A Pathetic Ballad Written By Thomas Hood [Hood, Thomas, Seaver, Robert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Faithless Nelly Gray: A Pathetic Ballad Written By Thomas Hood. Here's a poem written by Thomas Hood, a British Poet and Humorist, excerpted from 'The Humorous Poetry of the English Language' by J.

Parton (Mason Brothers, ). This poem is strikingly similar to John Godfrey Saxe's 'Briefless Barrister' (previously posted here, also excerpted from Faithless Nelly Gray book same book) - lots of puns, lots of word-play.

Note: The humor is a bit Author: Vikram Madan. Faithless Nelly Gray | This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

'O Nelly Gray. O Nelly Gray. For all your jeering speeches, At duty's call I left my legs In Badajos's breaches.' 'Why, then,' said she, 'you've lost the feet Of legs in war's alarms, And now you cannot wear your shoes Upon your feats of arms!' 'O false and fickle Nelly Gray.

I know why you refuse: Though I've no feet, some other man Is. Get this from a library. Faithless Nelly Gray: a pathetic ballad. [Thomas Hood; Robert Seaver; Bruce Rogers; Houghton, Mifflin and Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)].

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Hood, Thomas, Faithless Nelly Gray. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. ; Cambridge: Riverside Press, Faithless Nelly Gray. Thomas Hood (). Humorous Poems: II. Miscellaneous. Bliss Carman, et al., eds. The World's Best Poetry. Tragedy: Humor. Faithless Nelly Gray.

by Thomas Hood. A Pathetic Ballad. Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him off the field, Said he, 'Let others shoot; For here I. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Faithless Nelly Gray: A Pathetic Ballad Written by Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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5 Faithless Nelly Gray A Pathetic Ballad Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war’s alarms: But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him off the field, 5 Said he, ‘Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot!’ The army-surgeons made him limbs.

Vae Victis After Gilles Menage And Thomas Hood Faithless Nellie Gray by Jonathan people all with one accordlament for David Wren who never wanted a good word. PageAuthor: Jonathan ROBIN.

Buy the Hardcover Book Faithless Nelly Gray: A Pathetic Ballad by Thomas Hood atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Faithless Nelly Gray的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. Thomas Hood () wrote two “Faithless” poems, the other being “Faithless Nelly Gray”.

They both take the form of mock-heroic ballads in which love is blighted and the young man dies of a broken heart. They are both comic poems in which most of the humour comes from puns, some of them very clever and others : John Welford.

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Dorothy Parker's lamenting ""Resume"" still stands up as does Thomas Hood's slightly askew ""Faithless Nelly Gray: A Pathetic Ballad"" in which Ben Battle (dis)figures: ""a cannon-ball took off his legs,/ So he laid down his arms!"".Faithless Nelly Gray.

Seems to be one of his well known poems but not mentioned at all in the article. —Preceding unsigned comment added by18 July (UTC) Important factors overlooked.Published*byDiscoveryK12*4http://DiscoveryKcom* these*gentlemen*is*due,*in*alarge*measure,*the*present form*of*McGUFFEY'S*READERS.*The*value*of*these*File Size: 1MB.