Supposed organisation of poets centred on reforming English verse, founded in the 16th century.
Comic poem by the English poet William Cowper, first published in 1782.
A narrative poem by the Scottish poet Robert Burns, first published in 1791.
“You Are Old, Father William” is a poem by Lewis Carroll that first appeared in his book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865).
“The Inchcape Rock” is a ballad written by English poet Robert Southey. Published in 1802, it tells the story of a 14th-century attempt by the Abbot of Arbroath (“Aberbrothock”) to install a warning bell on Inchcape, a notorious sandstone reef about 11 miles (18 km) off the east coast of Scotland.