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... the daughter of Cormac. The army of Cuthullin is descried at a distance by
Swaran, who sent the son of Arno to observe the motions of the enemy, while he
himself ranged his forces in order of battle. The son of Arno returning to Swaran,
His wisdom and valour in a short time gained him such reputation, that in the
minority of Cormac the supreme king of Ireland, he was chosen guardian to the
young king, and sole manager of the war against Swaran king of Lochlin. After a
But tho' my hand is bent on fight, my heart is for the peace of Erin. f Behold, thou
first in Cormac's war, the sable fleet of Swaran. His masts are many on our coast,
like reeds in the lake of Lego. His ships are forests cloathed with mist, when the ...
... but small is the fame of Connal! The battle was won in my presence ; the
valiant overcame ! But, son of Semo, hear my voice, regard the ancient throne of
Cormac. Give wealth and half the land for peace, till Fingal shall arrive on our
Morna, * fairest among women, lovely daughter of strong-armed Cormac ! Why in
the circle of stones ? in the cave of the rock alone ? The stream murmurs along.
The old tree groans in the wind. The lake is troubled before thee ; dark are the ...
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The authenticity of Macpherson’s collection was already controversially judged, when it came, translated in several European languages, to the continent. The author was said having written the poems ... Read full review