The Ballad of Reading Gaol - He did not wear his scarlet coat. The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile in Berneval-le-Grand, after his release from Reading Gaol on 19 May Wilde had. He did not wear his scarlet coat, For blood and wine are red, And blood and wine were on his hands. When they found him with the dead, The poor dead woman.
This week's choice is Oscar Wilde's indictment of the Victorian penal system, The Ballad of Reading Gaol. A month before his second letter appeared in , Wilde published the Ballad of Reading Gaol, a grimly realistic poem which describes the hanging of Charles. Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition. The Ballad of Reading Gaol (Author: Oscar Wilde). p 1] He did not wear his scarlet coat, 2] For blood and wine are red.
Oscar Wilde: The Ballad of Reading Gaol (). (vv. 1—). In Memoriam. C.T.W.. Sometime Trooper of the Royal Horse Guards. Obiit H.M. Prison, Reading . Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Ballad Of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde. raymondsaumure.com memoriam C. T. W. Sometime trooper of the Royal Horse Guards obiit H.M. prison Reading Berkshire .