HOOD’S POETICAL WORKS.
Oh! take, young Seraph, take thy harp,
And play to me so cheerily;
For grief is dark, and care is sharp,
And life wears on so wearily.&nbs...
Thomas Hood was the most gifted comic poet of the early Victorian period. He has rarely been matched for his metrical resourcefulness and rhyming ingenuity, and never for his pyrotechnic punning. His ...