Browsing Archive: April, 2024


Posted by on Saturday, April 20, 2024, In : Art 

Bendy’s Sermon Poem by poem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about Bendigo, the well-known Nottingham bare-knuckle boxer and gangster that went on to convert to Christianity and become a preacher:

You didn’t know of Bendigo! Well, that knocks me out!
Who’s your board school teacher? What’s he been about?

Chock-a-block with fairy-tales full of useless cram,
And never heard o’ Bendigo, the pride of Nottingham!

Bendy’s short for Bendigo. You should see him peel!
Half of him was whalebone, half of...

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