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Poem by Thomas Hood

On a Certain Equestrian Statue at the Royal Exchange

Whoever has looked upon Wellingtons breast, 
Knows well that hes not so full in the chest; 
But the sculptor, to humour the Londoners partial, 
Has turnd the lean Duke to a plump City Marshal. 

Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood's other poems:
  1. The Boy at the Nore
  2. Stanzas (Is there a bitter pang for love removed)
  3. The Two Peacocks of Bedfont
  4. Written in Keats' Endymion
  5. Sonnet for the 14th of February

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