The Fox’s Prophecy


Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020
In: Hunting Poetry
Written by: DW Nash 1871

NB The “Fox’s Prophecy” poem is a truly remarkable piece of work. Written, about 150 years ago, it repeatedly “predicts” occurrences that have subsequently transpired, even down to the modern farming practices of removing hedgerows, and the current crisis in foxhunting in England.  The following verses, to which, the very apposite title of “The Fox’s...
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