23rd Sep 2021 Posted in: John Allister Currie, The Confederation Poets 0

Virginibus puerisque canto.—Horace. Lib. iii. Ode I. A QUARTETTE OF LOVERS.                                                    We will live, my love, and play,                         […]

29th Jun 2016 Posted in: Others, Post-Confederation 0

[unnumbered page, includes illustration: Yours truly John Blair] COLLECTION OF RHYMES, &C., BY JOHN BLAIR [unnumbered page] [blank page] DEDICATION. To all who honor honest endeavor; To lovers of freedom, who are not afraid to work with a little talent, nor ashamed of the smallest worth; And to those who would rather brave adverse criticism […]

30th Sep 2013 Posted in: Others, The Confederation Poets 0

[blank page] Ane Auld Prophecie, bot doubte be Merlyne or Thomas of Erceldoune. [unnumbered page] [blank page] Toronto February 4th, 1892 Dear Lord Napier of Etrick           I am slowly recovering from a very severe attack of bronchitis, which must be my apology for delay in replying to your kind letter of the 26th December. […]