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  • On The New Province "alberta."
    [This Province was called after the Princess, one of whose Christian names is Alberta.]

    In token of the love which thou hast shown
    For this wide land of freedom, I have named ...
  • The Hard Strait Of The Feinne
    Now of the hard strait of the Feinne this legend's verse shall tell:
    When Fionn's men had fought and won, and all with them was well,
    And victory on Erin's shores had given spoil which they
    Alone could win whose swords of old were mightiest in the fray: ...
  • Sadowa - July 1866
    Wet, cheerless was our bivouac last eve, but still we spoke
    Of fighting and of winning, to-morrow, when day broke:
    That day the thundering echoes of cannon in our front
    Had louder grown until around had raged the battle's brunt ...
  • Song. - Osborne, 1882
    Here Rose and Magnolia
    Our dearest enshrine,
    The prayer of the south wind
    Is thine and is mine, ...
  • The "qu'appelle" Valley
    Morning, lighting all the prairies,
    Once of old came, bright as now,
    To the twin cliffs, sloping wooded
    From the vast plain's even brow: ...
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Great 21 White 17 Long 17 Gold 15 Strong 14 God 12 Voice 12 Battle 12 High 12 Shore 12

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Ballade Of The Midnight Forest
 by Andrew Lang

Still sing the mocking fairies, as of old,
Beneath the shade of thorn and holly-tree;
The west wind breathes upon them, pure and cold,
And wolves still dread Diana roaming free
In secret woodland with her company.
'Tis thought the peasants' hovels know her rite
When now the wolds are bathed in silver light,
And first the moonrise breaks the dusky grey,

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