Alfred Perceval Graves
Anglo-Irish poet, songwriter, and school inspector
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- Once the Bishop looked grave at your jest,
Till this remark set him off wid the rest:
"Is it lave gaiety
All to the laity?
Cannot the clargy be Irishmen too?"
- Song, "Father O'Flynn".
- The little red lark, like a rosy spark
Of song, to his sun-burst flies;
But till you are risen, earth is a prison,
Full of my captive sighs.
- Song, "The Little Red Lark".