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A HIGHLAND REGIMENT

 

 

A HIGHLAND REGIMENT
BY E. A. MACKINTOSH, M.C.
Lt. SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS


LONDON: JOHN LANE, THE BODLEY HEAD
NEW YORK: JOHN LANE COMPANY MCMXVII

 

 

Printed in Great Britain
by Turnbull & Spears, Edinburgh

 

 

To
The officers and men
of the 5th seaforth highlanders
and especially to
MAJOR A. L. MACMILLAN
who is and will be
to me as to all the rest
the major for ever

 

 

CONTENTS

I
PAGE
To a Private Soldier 11
Anns an Ghleann'san Robh Mi Og 13
From a War Station 15
Cha Till MacCruimein 16
To a Dead Soldier 18
The Waiting Wife 20
Christ in Flanders 21
Harvest 22
Oxford from the Trenches 24
Misérere 25
The Undying Race 27
In No Man's Land 29
Snow in France 31
τέτλαθι δὴ κρἀδίη 33
Matri Almae 35
Before the Summer 37
To My Sister 38
In Memoriam 40
A Creed 43
Peace Upon Earth 44
The Volunteer 47
On Vimy Ridge 48
In Memoriam—R. M. Stalker 50
II
The Kingdom of the Downs 55
To the Unknown Love 57
To Catullus 58
Mallaig Bay 59
Verses to Two Children 60
In the Night 61
Carol of the Innocents 62
Wanderer's Desire 64
Growing Pains 66
Sonnet 70
To — 71
Dead Youth 72
At the End 74
Ecclesiastes 75
The Lost Lands 77
Clytemnestra 79
Dedication 81
Three Songs from the Remembered Gods 82
Neil's Song 86
Old Age 88
The Heartless Voice 90
Hope 91
The Last Meeting 93
Vale Atque Ave 95


This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.