Unpublished Poems by Alexander MacDonald (Mac Mhaighstir Alastair) (Continued)
The Celtic Review
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... IEW of his friends. Offer my compliments to my brother and his family, and I am, Dear Sister, yours etc., (Signed) JOHN MAcEACHIN. P.S.-I have a letter from son from Quebec, dated 15th of June last, when he was in good health as also his wife and child. The Duke is to provide a better situation for him, although his present one is not bad, x110 stg. p. annum. J. Mc E. Fav'd. by Mr. MacLelan. UNPUBLISHED POEMS BY ALEXANDER MAC-DONALD (MAC MHAIGHSTIR ALASTAIR) PROFESSOR MACKINNON III. Poems hitherto unpublished. (Continued from vol. v., p. 30) IN the following long composition (pp. 151-55), the Campbells, and especially Captain Duncan and the poetess, are severely handled:-Na h-abair, na h-abair, Na h-abair na's mb; Gabh mo chomhairle, stad ort, 'S tuilleadh spagluinn na rbp; Chaidh tu moran is fada Ann an saltrachdainn 6irnn, Gun respect thoirt do phearsainnean Beaga no m6r: Tha thu nis air do phabadh, An eangaich glacta o d' dhe6in ; Cha toir eanglann no casbhardachd Aist' thu ri d' bhe6: Gu meal thu chrabhata Thoill ascaoin do bhe6il, 'S e aoir a' Phrionnsa 's a ghaisgeach, Ni do thachdadh le cbrd.