Thomas Campbell

(1777-1844 / Glasgow / Scotland)

Thomas Campbell Poems

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