Prophets at Home

(notes by Philip Holberton)


Published in Puck of Pook’s Hill (1906) with “Hal o’ the Draft”.
Collected in Songs from Books and the Definitive Verse. There entitled “Prophets at Home”.

Notes on the Text

[line 1] Prophets have honour: See 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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