A Niagara Landscape
The Poems of Archibald Lampman, ed. Duncan Campbell Scott (Toronto: George N. Morang, 1900): 272, as reprinted in The Poems of Archibald Lampman (including At the Long Sault), intro. by Margaret Coulby
1Heavy with haze that merges and melts free
2 Into the measureless depth on either hand,
3 The full day rests upon the luminous land
4In one long noon of golden reverie.
5Now hath the harvest come and gone with glee.
6 The shaven fields stretch smooth and clean away,
7 Purple and green, and yellow, and soft gray,
8Chequered with orchards. Farther still I see
9Towns and dim villages, whose roof-tops fill
10 The distant mist, yet scarcely catch the view.
12 And far to westward, where yon pointed towers
13 Rise faint and ruddy from the vaporous blue,
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