Bennett, William Cox, Honorary LL.D. (Tusculum) (M)

b. 14 October 1820. d. 4 March 1895. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and journalist. Pseudonym: “W. C. B.” Radical liberal. Staff member for *Weekly Dispatch* and editor of *The Lark* (1883-1884). Author of *Prometheus the Fire-Giver* (1877) and *Songs for Sailors* (1878). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 22
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Seasons 1850-04-13 Household Words Poet 1071
A Village Tale 1850-06-15 Household Words Poet 1092
To Arms! To Arms! 1852 The Keepsake Poet 5607
The Maiden at the Spring 1852 The Keepsake Poet 5600
The Deeds of Wellington 1852-11-20 Household Words Poet 1267
A Bridal Song 1855 The Keepsake Poet 5722
A Dirge 1855 The Keepsake Poet 5723
Wishes 1856-08-09 Household Words Poet 1428
The Tale of a Mother. From Hans Christian Anderson 1857 The Keepsake Poet 5769
The Worn Wedding-Ring 1859-07-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6542
A Sailor’s Wife’s Song 1861-04-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6586
“Kitty Palmer” 1862-07-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6657
By A Grave 1862-09-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6663
The First Shoes 1862-09-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6666
The Mistake of the Loves 1862-10-04 Once a Week Poet 921
To Patty. (For an Album) 1865-11-11 Once a Week Poet 974
A June Flight From Town 1873-07-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6922
An Autumn Song 1873-11-08 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6934
There’s Nothing Like a Smoke. A Sailor’s Song 1875-01-16 Once a Week Poet 13643
Oh, Peggy, If I Were Young! 1875-02-06 Once a Week Poet 13647
The Apparition 1875-02-20 Once a Week Poet 13653
Heartsease: A Song to my Wife 1875-04-10 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7055