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One in that red unrest, / That yearning, that surge, / That mounting surf of the infinite dream / O’er eternity’s verge.
Stella Flammarum, ll. 53–6.
William Wilfred
Campbell
The Oxford Book of Canadian Verse
 
Chosen by William Wilfred Campbell
 
251 selections from an even hundred authors trace the literary development of Canada.
 
 
CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Preface
 
TORONTO, NEW YORK: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1913
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2013
 

George Jehoshaphat Mountain.  
 (1789–1863).  
The Indian’s Grave
Susanna Moodie.  
 (1803–1885).  
Indian Summer
The Canadian Herd-boy
Eliza Lanesford Cushing.  
 (17947–1886).  
April
The City Elms
E. T. F.  From ‘Lilith
Joseph Howe.  
 (1804–1873).  
Our Fathers
Charles Dawson Shanly.  
 (1811–1875).  
The Walker of the Snow
James McCarroll.  
 (1814–1892).  
Dawn
The Grey Linnet
Charles Heavysege.  
 (1816–1876).  
Winter Night
Self-Examination
Night
Daniel Wilson.  
 (1816–1892).  
The Scot abroad
John Hawkins Hagarty.  
 (1816–1900).  
Funeral of Napoleon I.
The Sea
Alexander McLachlan.  
 (1818–1896).  
May
Old Hannah
Robert Jackson MacGeorge.  
 (1808–1884).  
The Emigrant’s Funeral
Edward John Chapman.  
 (1821–1904).  
A Question
Charles Sangster.  
 (1822–1893).  
Brock
Evening
A Northern Rune
The Rapid
Hesperus
Song for Canada
The Red Men
The Little Shoes
George Martin.  
 (1822–1900).  
Viger Square
John F. McDonnell.  The Voyageur’s Song
J. R. Ramsay.  
 (1849–1907).  
From ‘November: A Dirge
Pamelia Sarah Vining Yule.  
 (1825–1897).  
The Beechnut Gatherer
Patience
Thomas D’Arcy McGee.  
 (1825–1868).  
Jacques Cartier
The Arctic Indian’s Faith
Rhoda A. Faulkner.  From ‘Frost on the Window
George Murray.  
 (1830–1910).  
To a Humming-bird in a Garden
John Hunter-Duvar.  
 (1821–1899).  
Twilight Song
Mermaid’s Song
Sarah Anne Curzon.  
 (1833–1898).  
The Loyalists
Charles Pelham Mulvaney.  
 (1835–1885).  
Poppaea at the Theatre
Theodore Harding Rand.  
 (1835–1900).  
The Water-lily
The Whitethroat
William Kirby.  
 (1817–1906).  
Thunderstorm in August
John Reade.  
 (1837–1919).  
Hastings
In My Heart
In Memoriam of October 25, 1854
John Talon-Lespérance.  
 (1835–1891).  
Empire First
John James Procter.  
 (1838–1909?).  
Light
Dead
Nicholas Flood Davin.  
 (1843–1901).  
Illusion
John Campbell,
Duke of Argyll.  
 (1845–1914).  
Canada
Quebec
Qu’Appelle Valley
Alberta
Grant Allen.  
 (1848–1899).  
A Prayer
John Edward Logan (‘Barry Dane’).  
 (d. 1915).  
The Squaw’s Lament
Agnes Maule Machar.  
 (1837–1927).  
Untrodden Ways
The Coming of the Spring
Prayer for Dominion Day
Charles Mair.  
 (1838–1927).  
The Morning-Land
Innocence
Stanzas from ‘To a Morning Cloud
From ‘Tecumseh
Evan MacColl.  
 (1808–1898).  
The Highland Emigrant’s Last Farewell
Amos Henry Chandler.  
 (1837–1880).  
When Dora Died
Henry Faulkner Darnell.  
 (1831–1915).  
The Maple
Isabella Valancy Crawford.  
 (1850–1887).  
March
Love’s Land
Laughter
The City Tree
George Frederick Cameron.  
 (1854–1885).  
Standing on Tiptoe
Ah me! the mighty love
What Matters It?
True Greatness
The Future
William Henry Drummond.  
 (1854–1907).  
The Last Portage
The Wreck of the ‘Julie Plante
The Habitant
Johnnie Courteau
Little Bateese
Little Lac Grenier
William McLennan.  
 (1856–1904).  
Day
Malbrouck
En roulant ma Boule
Edward Burrough Brownlow.  
 (1857–1895).  
The Song of Orpheus
Edward William Thomson.  
 (1849–1924).  
In June
William Douw Schuyler-Lighthall.  
 (1857–1954).  
The Confused Dawn
The Battle of La Prairie
Montreal
Eben Picken, Bookseller
Colin A. Scott.  The Poet
Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts.  
 (1860–1943).  
Canada
Grey Rocks and Greyer Sea
The Sower
Epitaph for a Sailor Buried Ashore
Marsyas
A Song of Growth
The Clearing
The Potato Harvest
Tantramar Revisited
William Wilfred Campbell.  
 (1861–1918).  
Stella Flammarum
Lines on a Skeleton
Wind
The Tragedy of Man
The Lyre of Life
October Morning
The Month of Ripeness
A Canadian Galahad
The Mother
Lines, On a Re-reading of Parts of the Old Testament
The last scene from Mordred
England
Bliss Carman.  
 (1861–1929).  
Low Tide on Grand Prè
Spring Song
Hack and Hew
The Gravedigger
Songs of the Sea Children
  VI. ‘Love, by that loosened hair
  XLVII. ‘Let the red dawn surmise
  XLIX. ‘I was a reed in the stilly stream
  LIII. ‘I think the sun, when he turns at night
A Son of the Sea
Overlord
The Players
In the Heart of the Hills
Sappho Lyrics
  XXIII. ‘I loved thee, Atthis, in the long ago
  LX. ‘When I have departed
Archibald Lampman.  
 (1861–1899).  
Among the Millet
Heat
The Frogs
Knowledge
A Prayer
The Truth
Midsummer Night
The Larger Life
September
Snowbirds
Frederick George Scott.  
 (1861–1944).  
The King’s Bastion
In Memoriam
Van Elsen
The Unnamed Lake
The Heaven of Love
Easter Island
In the Woods
The River
The Temple of the Ages
Dawn
Duncan Campbell Scott.  
 (1862–1947).  
The Reed-player
The Fifteenth of April
For Remembrance
Autumn Song
The Forsaken
The House of the Broken-hearted
The Half-breed Girl
A Summer Storm
A Little Song
The End of the Day
John Stuart Thomson.  
 (1869–1950).  
An Orient Maid
Transformed
An Autumn Wind
Along the Way
James E. Caldwell.  Peccavi
Ottawa
Ethelwyn Wetherald.  
 (1857–1940).  
The Wind of Death
The Plowman
The House of the Trees
Moonlight
The Blind Man
Out of Doors
The Pasture Field
The Indigo Bird
Jean Blewett.  
 (1862–1934).  
She Just Keeps House for Me
Spring
Margaret
Emily Pauline Johnson.  
 (1861–1913).  
The Song My Paddle Sings
The Cattle Country
Harvest Time
Guard of the Eastern Gate
Lullaby of the Iroquois
Arthur Stringer.  
 (1874–1950).  
Northern Pines
On a Child’s Portrait
Non Omnis Moriar
Keats
Arthur Weir.  
 (1864–1902).  
The Two Troopers
Phillips Stewart.  
 (1864–1892).  
Hope
Freedom
Anonymous.  The Riders of the Plains
James Alexander Tucker.  
 (1872–1903).  
Life’s Shaping Moments
Emily McManus.  Manitoba
Jean Graham.  Where Dreams Are Sold
Amelia Beers (Gavin) Warnock (‘Katherine Hale’).  
 (1878–1956).  
Song of Roses
Alma Frances McCollum.  
 (1879–1906).  
The Kissing-Gate
Isabel Ecclestone Mackay.  
 (1875–1928).  
Dream People
Helen M. Merrill.  
 (1866–1951).  
The Canada Wind
Where No Land Lies
Robert William Service.  
 (1874–1958).  
The Law of the Yukon
My Madonna
The Call of the Wild
The Mountain and the Lake
Helena Coleman.  
 (1860–1953).  
On the Trail
Marjorie L. C. Pickthall.  
 (1883–1922).  
A Mother in Egypt
Evening
Swallows
The Bridegroom of Cana
Jasper’s Song
The Shepherd Boy
Arthur Leonard Phelps.  
 (1887–1970).  
Day
Peter McArthur.  
 (1866–1924).  
Aspiration
William James Armitage.  
 (1860–1929).  
Love
Margery Berridge Grey.  To a Skylark
Theodore Goodridge Roberts.  
 (1877–1953).  
The Reckoning
Epitaph for a Voyageur
Albert Ernest Stafford Smythe.  
 (1861–1947).  
Anastasis
The Seasons of the Gods
Alan Sullivan.  
 (1868–1947).  
Suppliant
Came Those Who Saw and Loved Her
The Poet Calls
Hector Charlesworth.  
 (1872–1945).  
Sonnets on the Death of Stevenson
George Allan Mackenzie.  
 (1849–1936).  
Magellan
High Tide
William Talbot Allison.  
 (1874–1941).  
The Cry of the Romanticist
O Amber Day
A Galley Slave of Sidon
Albert Durrant Watson.  
 (1859–1926).  
One Consciousness
Newton MacTavish.  
 (1875–1941).  
Tempora Mutantur
William Carman Roberts.  
 (1874–1941).  
Inscrutable
Francis Joseph Sherman.  
 (1871–1926).  
The Foreigner
A Memory
Between the Battles
Te Deum Laudamus
William Edward Marshall.  
 (1859–1923).  
To a Mayflower
It Seems but Yesterday
Sunrise in Summer
W. Stewart Wallace.  Urbs Condita
His Face Was Lit
1837 (Loquitur William Lyon Mackenzie)
Charles A. Lazenby.  Myself
John Daniel Logan.  
 (1869–1929).  
Renouncement
Heliodore Fled
Alexander Frederick Bruce Clark.  
 (b. 1884).  
A Water Song
John Henry Brown.  
 (1859–1946).  
Night
Mrs. J. B. Williamson (‘Richard Scrace’).  The Foundry
John Killick Bathurst.  Love’s Pilgrim
Peter MacLaren MacDonald.  
 (1868–1960).  
Unswerved
Virna Sheard.  
 (1865?–1943).  
In Solitude
Eric Mackay Yeoman.  
 (1885–1909).  
To a Violet
Archibald Sullivan.  
 (1886–1921).  
The Mermaid
J. C. M. Duncan.  Winter in Canada
Jesse Edgar Middleton.  
 (1872–1960).  
Canada
Alexander Louis Fraser.  
 (1870–1954).  
November
A Gloaming Call


 
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