John Stuart Mill: A Clerihew


John Stuart Mill
By a mighty effort of will,
Overcame his natural bonhomie
And wrote “Principles of Political Economy”

Edmund Clerihew Bentley 1875 – 1956

He had the honour of having the clerihew verse form (which he invented) named after him. It wouldn’t have happened if his name had been Smith, Jones or Brown.

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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