Nicholson, William (1872-1949), 'The Cock O' The North', Lithograph, 1899.

'The Cock O' The North', Lithograph, 1899.

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Lithograph from 'The Square Book of Animals'. Published by William Heinemann in 1900. Printed on wove paper.

‘Cock o’ the North! The dawn is young,
Grey –glimmering the pane;
Yet you, with your discordant tongue,
Have woken me again!
Good beasts are silent in their pens.
Hush! Leave the boasting to the hens!’

Verse by Arthur Waugh

Reference: Campbell 73. A.

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