Robert Barnabas Brough

English writer of poetry, novels, plays and journalism

Robert Barnabas Brough (10 April 1828 – 26 June 1860) was an English writer. He wrote poetry, novels and was a contributor to many periodicals.


  • My Lord Tomnoddy is thirty-four;
    The Earl can last but a few years more.
    My Lord in the Peers will take his place:
    Her Majesty’s councils his words will grace.
    Office he’ll hold and patronage sway;
    Fortunes and lives he will vote away;
    And what are his qualifications?—ONE!
    He’s the Earl of Fitzdotterel’s eldest son.
    • My Lord Tomnoddy.

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