Thomas Campbell Quotes (107 quotes)
Part II, line 98. - Pleasures of Hope (1799)
Life and letters of Thomas Campbell (1850 edition), Hall, Virtue
The complete poetical works of Thomas Campbell: with a memoir of his life and an essay on his genius and writings (1859 edition)
“On the green banks of Shannon, when Sheelah was nigh,
No blithe Irish lad was so happy as I;
No harp like my own could so cheerily play,
And wherever I went was my poor dog Tray.”
The Harper, st. 1 (1799).
“Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore,
And coming events cast their shadows before.”
Lochiel's Warning (1802).
“The combat deepens. On, ye brave,
Who rush to glory or the grave!
Wave, Munich! all thy banners wave,
And charge with all thy chivalry!”
Hohenlinden, st. 7 (1802).
Battle of the Baltic, st. 2 (1805).
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Campbell
Born: July 27, 1777
Died: June 15, 1844 (aged 66)
Bio: Thomas Campbell was a Scottish poet, who served as Lord Rector of Glasgow University.