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Famous By And Large Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous By And Large poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous by and large poems. These examples illustrate what a famous by and large poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Paterson, Andrew Barton
...ng his own with the leading gun goes Smith with his ambulance. 

They opened fire on the mountain side, a-peppering by and large, 
When over the hill above their flank the Boers came down at the charge; 
They rushed the guns with a daring rush, a-volleying left and right, 
And Driver Smith and his ambulance moved up to the edge of the fight. 

The gunners stuck to their guns like men, and fought as the wild cats fight, 
For a Battery man don't leave his gun with ever ...Read More



by Eliot, T S (Thomas Stearns)
...the signal goes "All Clear!"
And we're off at last for the northern part
Of the Northern Hemisphere!

You may say that by and large it is Skimble who's in charge
Of the Sleeping Car Express.
From the driver and the guards to the bagmen playing cards
He will supervise them all, more or less.
Down the corridor he paces and examines all the faces
Of the travellers in the First and the Third;
He establishes control by a regular patrol
And he'd know at once if anything oc...Read More

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