"Prophets at Home"

"Hal o' the Draft"

(notes by Philip Holberton)

the poem

Published in Puck of Pook's Hill (1906) with "Hal o' the Draft". Collected Songs from Books" and Definive Verse entitled "Prophets at Home".

Notes on the text

[line 1] Prophets have honour cf. Mark 6: 1-6 and Luke 4: 16-24

[line 5] naughty wayward, disobedient.

[line 9] Nineveh Town see Jonah 1-4 and especially 1, 17-2, 10.


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