Quotation by Thomas Campbell

'Stay—stay with us!—rest—thou art
weary and worn!'—
And fain was their war-broken soldier to stay;—
But sorrow return'd with the dawning of morn,
And the voice in my dreaming ear melted away.
Thomas Campbell (1774–1844), Scottish poet. The Soldier's Dream (l. 21–24). . .

Faber Popular Reciter, The. Kingsley Amis, ed. (1978) Faber and Faber.
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