Thomas Campbell

1777 - 1844

A Quote by Thomas Campbell on dogs, happiness, and play

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.

Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)

Source: The Harper, 1799

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A Quote by Thomas Campbell

Oh! once the harp of Innisfail Was strung full high to notes of gladness; But yet it often told a tale Of more prevailing sadness.

Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)

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A Quote by Thomas Campbell on home, mountains, and needs

Britannia needs no bulwarks, No towers along the steep; Her march is o'er the mountain waves, Her home is on the deep.

Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)

Source: Ye Mariners of England, 1800

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A Quote by Thomas Campbell on brothers and men

Ye are brothers! ye are men! And we conquer but to save.

Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)

Source: Battle of the Baltic

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A Quote by Thomas Campbell on danger, departure, and peace

The meteor flag of England Shall yet terrific burn, Till danger's troubled night depart, And the star of peace return.

Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)

Source: Ye Mariners of England, 1800

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A Quote by Thomas Campbell on bravery, chivalry, and glory

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!

Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)

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