Publication: The Bailie
Published: 8 October 1884
Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical
William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898)
No full copy of this poem is available.
Archive/Library: Glasgow University Library
Classmark(s): Hard copy
This sonnet pokes fun at the mania surrounding Gladstone, noting that every age is 'fam'd with more than one great man', and it asks the reader to consider why Gladstone's name should be sounded more than theirs.