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. Lochiel's Warning 4/7/2010
5. To The Rainbow 4/7/2010
6. The Battle Of The Baltic 1/3/2003
7. Ode To The Memory Of Burns 1/1/2004
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. Ode To Winter 1/1/2004
17. Ye Mariners Of England 5/13/2001
18. The Dirge Of Wallace 1/1/2004
19. Gertrude Of Wyoming 12/31/2002
20. Last Man, The 12/31/2002
21. Adelgitha 1/1/2004
22. Song To The Evening Star 5/13/2001
23. The River Of Life 1/3/2003
24. Love And Madness 1/1/2004
25. Hope 4/7/2010
26. River Of Life, The 12/31/2002
27. Freedom And Love 12/31/2002
28. Hohenlinden 5/13/2001
29. Lord Ullin's Daughter 12/31/2002

Comments about Thomas Campbell

  • Prabir Gayen Prabir Gayen (12/14/2018 12:40:00 AM)

    Extraordinary talent and deep understanding of life and death...

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  • 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.

  • 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 Dirge Of Wallace

When Scotland's great Regent, our warrior most dear,
The debt of his nature did pay,
T' was Edward, the cruel, had reason to fear,
And cause to be struck with dismay.

At the window of Edward the raven did croak,
Though Scotland a widow became;
Each tie of true honor to Wallace he broke-
The raven croaked "Sorrow and shame!"

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