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  1. Eventually, McGee and his wife moved to live with their daughter outside of Beiseker. However, in McGee returned to the Yukon to try prospecting along the Liard River, but met with no success. He did however return with an urn that he had purchased in Whitehorse. The urns, said to contain the ashes of Sam McGee, were being sold to visitors.
  2. The Cremation of Sam McGee is among the most famous of Robert W. Service’s poems. It concerns the cremation of a prospector who freezes to .
  3. I cremated Sam McGee. This poem is in the public domain. Robert William Service was born in in Lancashire, England. He moved to Canada as a young man, where he became famous for poems such as "The Cremation of Sam McGee." Known .
  4. "The Cremation of Sam McGee" is among the most famous poems of Robert W. Service (). It was published in in Songs of a Sourdough. It concerns the cremation of a prospector who freezes to death, as told by the man who cremates him. The title character, Sam McGee, is from Plumtree, Tennessee. He came to the Yukon, and stays, in the hope of getting .
  5. Now Sam McGee was from Tennessee, where the cotton blooms and blows. Why he left his home in the South to roam 'round the Pole, God only knows. He was always cold, but the land of gold seemed to hold him like a spell; Though he'd often .
  6. Jul 12,  · Little did his readers know that the famous Sam McGee was a real person, but one who did not resemble Service's character in any way. Service, who was in the Klondike as an employee of the Canadian Bank of Commerce (now CIBC) stole the name for his character after the real McGee made a deposit at the bank.
  7. The poem "The cremation of Sam Mcgee" about the story of his friend, Sam McGee, who faces extreme weather and freezes to death while on a freezing cold winter trip to Yukon. Sam McGee hated the extremely cold weather so he asked the speaker of the poem to burn his body to ashes when he dies since he did not want to get buried in the frozen ground.
  8. Now Sam McGee was from Tennessee, where the cotton blooms and blows. Why he left his home in the South to roam 'round the Pole, God only knows. He was always cold, but the land of gold seemed to hold him like a spell; Though he'd often say in his homely way that "he'd sooner live in hell." On a.

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