Thomas Campbell

(1777-1844 / Glasgow / Scotland)

Thomas Campbell Poems

1. The Child And The Hind 4/7/2010
2. The Battle Of The Baltic 1/3/2003
3. Ode To The Memory Of Burns 1/1/2004
4. Battle Of The Baltic, The 12/31/2002
5. The Exile Of Erin 4/7/2010
6. Maternal Hope 4/7/2010
7. The Beech Tree's Petition 4/7/2010
8. To The Rainbow 4/7/2010
9. Benlomond 1/1/2004
10. To The Evening Star 12/31/2002
11. Glenara 4/7/2010
12. The Last Man 1/3/2003
13. Ye Mariners Of England 5/13/2001
14. Lochiel's Warning 4/7/2010
15. The Dirge Of Wallace 1/1/2004
16. Hope Triumphant In Death 4/7/2010
17. Hope 4/7/2010
18. Gertrude Of Wyoming 12/31/2002
19. Song To The Evening Star 5/13/2001
20. Adelgitha 1/1/2004
21. The Pleasures Of Hope (Excerpt) 1/1/2004
22. Hohenlinden 5/13/2001
23. Ode To Winter 1/1/2004
24. Love And Madness 1/1/2004
25. Last Man, The 12/31/2002
26. River Of Life, The 12/31/2002
27. The River Of Life 1/3/2003
28. Freedom And Love 12/31/2002
29. Lord Ullin's Daughter 12/31/2002

Comments about Thomas Campbell

  • Maleah Smith (11/27/2017 2:59:00 PM)

    Thomas, I do believe you have great potential! The way you set a picture in the audience's mind; it is absolutely exquisite.

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  • Peter Cole (3/16/2014 3:49:00 PM)

    When I first read his poem A Soldiers Dream I thought it was about WW1, but then realised the book it was in was published in 1834. But it could be ANY war.

  • Marty Thompson (1/20/2012 9:58:00 PM)

    evoking as it were-his leavng all behind-but now we read-his every known line-
    evoking as it were-his every known line-as i read it now-looking for a sign-

  • Mine Yours (11/16/2008 12:19:00 PM)

    He was a very good poet.

Best Poem of Thomas Campbell

Lord Ullin's Daughter

A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
And I'll give thee a silver pound
To row us o'er the ferry!''--

``Now, who be ye, would cross Lochgyle,
This dark and stormy weather?''
``O, I'm the chief of Ulva's isle,
And this, Lord Ullin's daughter.--

``And fast before her father's men
Three days we've fled together,
For should he find us in the glen,
My blood would stain the heather.

``His horsemen hard behind us ride;
Should they our steps discover,
Then who will cheer my bonny bride
When they have...

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The River Of Life

The more we live, more brief appear
Our life's succeeding stages;
A day to childhood seems a year,
And years like passing ages.

The gladsome current of our youth,
Ere passion yet disorders,
Steals lingering like a river smooth
Along its grassy borders.

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