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John Campbell Poems
- 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: ...