Alexander Campbell
(1764 - 1824)

O'er the smooth enamelled green
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Pub. London and Edinburgh, c.1786.

Campbell settled in Edinburgh from Stirling, and was an organist there. By repute he was friends with Burns and gave singing lessons (albeit unsuccessfully) to the young Walter Scott.
Lyrics: John Milton

O'er the smooth enamelled green,
Where no print of step hath been,
Follow me as I sing,
And touch the warbled string.
Under this shady roof
Of branching elm star-proof,
Follow me and sing.
I will bring you where she sits,
Clad in splendour as befits
Her deity.
Such a rural queen
All Arcadia hath not seen.