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McGonagall

(məˈɡɒnəɡəl)
n
(Biography) William. 1830–?1902, Scottish writer of doggerel, noted for its bathos, repetitive rhymes, poor scansion, and ludicrous effect
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Not only will you find the name 'Potter' on a headstone, you'll see the apparent inspiration for Professor Minerva McGonagall, on a memorial plaque to William McGonagall.
Dundee's own poet, William McGonagall was so bad that he was celebrated.
It definitely fell short of what William McGonagall called the "beautiful scenery along the banks of the silvery Tay".
Dundee banned home-grown poet William McGonagall from performing his strained rhymes.
En ese sentido es que respecto de la explicacion acerca de como el valor de la literatura cambia a lo largo de la historia, en el final se detiene en la obra de William McGonagall, poeta escoces del siglo XIX, cuyo merito indiscutible, segun dice, es ser considerado por consenso uno de los escritores mas atroces que hayan blandido una pluma sobre un papel, "?podemos descartar completamente--se pregunta--la posibilidad de que algun dia McGonagall llegue a ser considerado uno de los mas grandes poetas de la historia?" (p.
Lines attributed (probably wrongly) to the best worst poet who ever lived, William McGonagall. Dedicated by me this week to Bessie, also known as The Wallsend Cow.
Other famous residents include architect William Adam and the world's worst poet, William McGonagall.
ANSWERS: 1 From an acronym of south-western township; 2 Australia; 3 The white mulberry tree; 4 Raisa; 5 Mocha; 6 Scrimshaw; 7 Brixton; 8 Graham Gooch; 9 The Catcher In The Rye; 10 William McGonagall.
"He's even been called the William McGonagall of British painting.
With calling cards anointing himself William McGonagall, Poet and Tragedian, he kept to his vocation, writing of royalty to show he'd be a worthy Poet Laureate.
According to that Dundee poet of dubious merit, William McGonagall, the people flocked "to hear him night and day," and he was "the greatest preacher of the present day" (154).