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Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood was an English poet, author, and humourist, best known for poems such as The Bridge of Sighs and The Song of the Shirt. Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, the Athenaeum, and Punch. He later published a magazine largely consisting of his own works. Hood, never robust, lapsed into invalidism by the age of 41 and died at the age of 45. William Michael Rossetti in 1903 called him "the finest English poet" between the generations of Shelley and Tennyson. - Summary by Wikipedia

Thomas Hood was an English poet, author, and humourist, best known for poems such as The Bridge of Sighs and The Song of the Shirt. Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, the Athenaeum, and Punch. He later published a magazine largely consisting of his own works. Hood, never robust, lapsed into invalidism by the age of 41 and died at the age of 45. William Michael Rossetti in 1903 called him "the finest English poet" between the generations of Shelley and Tennyson. - Summary by Wikipedia
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Thomas Hood was an English poet, author, and humourist, best known for poems such as The Bridge of Sighs and The Song of the Shirt. Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, the Athenaeum, and Punch. He later published a magazine largely consisting of his own works. Hood, never robust, lapsed into invalidism by the age of 41 and died at the age of 45. William Michael Rossetti in 1903 called him "the finest English poet" between the generations of Shelley and Tennyson. - Summary by Wikipedia

Language:

English

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LibriVox Community

Length:

12m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

00:49


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:09


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

00:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:20


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:07


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:03