William Hamilton Poems

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William Hamilton
William Hamilton (1665? Gilbertfield, Cambuslang, Scotland 1751) was a Scottish poet. He wrote Epistles to Allan Ramsay, and an abridgment in Scots of Blind Harry's Life of Sir William Wallace. He also served in the army and retired with the rank of Lieutenant.

the cataract of lodore
 
 
"How does the water
Come down at Lodore?"
My little boy asked me
Thus, once on a time... [read poem]
the song of an exile
 
 
I have seen the Cliffs of Dover
And the White Horse on the Hill;
I have walked... [read poem]
to a goose
 
 
If thou didst feed on western plains of yore;
Or waddle wide with flat and flabby feet
Ove... [read poem]
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