- Though fancy and the might of rhyme,
That turneth like the tide,
Have borne me many a musing time,
Beloved, from thy side
Ah yet, I pray thee, deem not Sweet,
Those hours were given in vain;
Within these covers to thy feet
I bring them back again
- Dedication to His Wife, Among the Millet and Other Poems J Duire & Son Ottawa 1888
- He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;' and he is perhaps the most outstanding exponent of the Canadian school of nature poets.
- "Lampman, Archibald," Encyclopedia of Canada (Toronto: University Associates, 1948), III, p. 379.