Cases - Pollard V. Photographic Company

James Williams 1869 (Taigwynion, near Tal-y-bont, Cardiganshire) – 1954 (United Kingdom)



(40 Chancery Division, 345)
  
"Shall I take your photograph, my pretty maid?"
"You may if you like, kind sir," she said.
  
"Do you like your photograph, my pretty maid?"
"It is more than flattering, sir," she said.
  
"I'll publish your photograph, my pretty maid."
"Indeed but you won't, kind sir," she said.
  
"As a Christmas card, my pretty maid."
"The very idea, kind sir!" she said.
  
"But what if I've done it, my pretty maid?"
"I'll get an injunction, sir," she said.
  
"The law is with you, my pretty maid,"
The learned judge of the Chancery said.
  
"You have proved the negative, my pretty maid,
A difficult thing in law," he said.
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Submitted on August 03, 2020

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Scheme X AB AB AB AB AB AB AB
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 632
Words 131
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

James Williams

John James Williams (8 October 1869 – 6 May 1954), commonly known by his bardic name of "J.J.", was a Welsh poet and served as Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales from 1936 to 1939 more…

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