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Quotation by John Galt
The hearts that would have given their blood like water,
Beat heavily beyond the Atlantic roar.
Fair these broad meads—these hoary woods are grand:
But we are exiles from our fathers' land.
John Galt (1877–1957), U.S. poet, and "Christopher North." Attributed to Galt and "North." Canadian Boat Song (l. 21–29). . .
Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press attributed to Galt and "North."
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