Maginn, William (M)

b. 10 July 1794. d. 21 August 1842. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, translator, prolific periodical contributor. Pseudonyms: “M. N.,” “Morgan Odoherty” (shared with other *Blackwood’s* contributors), “An Irish Gentleman,” “Morty Macnamara Mulligan.” Born in Cork. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Worked as a teacher in his father’s school and, on his father’s death in 1819, became master. Part of the inner *Blackwood’s* circle. Moved to London in 1824. Wrote regularly for the evening *Standard*, and closely involved with *Fraser’s Magazine for Town and Country* and *Bentley’s Miscellany*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lines to Miss Fanny Forman, on Bidding her Farewell 1819-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7795
Don Juan Unread 1819-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7749
To Thomas Campbell, Esq. An Expostulatory Epistle occasioned by the following passage in his Specimens of English Poetry 1820-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7843
Ode to Mrs Flanagan 1820-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7885
A Dirge over Sir Daniel Donnelly 1820-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8452
A New Song 1820-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8454
A Hebrew Dirge over Sir Daniel Donnelly 1820-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet, Translator 8450
The Building of the Palace of the Lamp 1820-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8786
MSS. No II. To Marshal— on his Return; or, Congratulatory Address by Mons.— 1820-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8749
Sonnet On the Battle between Mendoza and Tom Owen, at Banstead Downs, July 4th, 1820 1820-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8799
Hail to Thee, Pride of the North, Hail, Christopher, Star of Edina! 1821-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9219
Bacchus, or the Pirates; Homer, Hymn 5th 1821-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9242
Ode on the King’s Landing in Ireland, Twelfth August, MDCCCXXI 1821-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9425
A Welcome to his Majesty King George the Fourth, on his Arrival in Ireland, MDCCCXXI 1821-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9426
Song I. Saint Patrick 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9570
Song II. Lament of a Connaught Ranger 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9572
Song V. A Real Irish “Fly Not Yet” 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9579
Song VI. The Impassioned Wave 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9580
Song III. Rafferty’s Advice 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9575
No. IV. The Gathering of the Mahonys 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9577
Sonnet 1822-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9685
“I care not a fig for a flagon of flip” 1822-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9811
On Reading the Appendix to Lord Byron’s Tragedy of the Two Foscari 1822-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9814
“O! gone are the days, when the censure or praise” 1822-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9812
“Backe and side go bare, go bare” 1822-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9813
The Contributor’s Lament for Yellow and Blue 1822-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9821
A Twist-imony, in Favour of Gin-twist, an Humble Imitation of That Admirable Poem, the Ex-ale-tation of Ale, Attributed by Grave Authors to Bishop Andrews, on Which Point Is to Be Consulted, Francis, Lord Verulam, a Celebrated Philosopher, Who Has Been Lately Be-scoped-and Tendencied by Macvey Napier, Esq 1822-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9892
On the Head of George Buchanan. (From the Chaldee) 1823-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9933
Ode on May Morning, M.DCCC.XXIII. By Odoherty 1823-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9944
Lament of a Big Bristol Butcher 1823-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10079
Song of a Fallen Angel over a Bowl of Rum-punch 1823-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10081
An Idyl on the Battle 1823-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10078
Song Occasioned by Seeing, in the Quarterly Review, and Blackwood’s Magazine, some Gloomy Anticipations of the Effects of the Change in the Navigation Code 1823-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10086
The Pewter Quart. A New Song to an Old Tune 1823-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10088
Spring’s Return 1824-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10105
The Bridal of Andalla 1824-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10106
The Lament for Thurtell 1824-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10107
A Happy New-Year to the True Men of the Land 1824-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10108
Verses on All-Fool’s-Day 1824-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10118
“Lament for Lord Byron” 1824-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10125
Whigs of Chester 1824-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10160
New Year’s Chaunt 1824-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10168
“Now the year twenty-four is vanish’d and no more” 1825-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10181
“When Panurge and his fellows, as Rab’lais will tell us” 1825-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10295
Flash Song 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10524
“Here Judas, with a face where shame” 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10525
“My left is adorn’d by a poet” 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10526
Roger Goodfellow. A Song. To be sung to all sorry rascals 1832-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 11012
Louis the Eleventh 1837-07-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 3491