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On his hill, he had dwelt, in Lochlin, in the midst of a leafless grove. Five stones
lifted, near, their heads. Loud roared his rushing stream. He often raised his voice
to the winds, when meteors marked their nightly wings ; when the dark-robed ...
... king of Ireland) sitting alone beneath a tree, at the gate of Tura, a castle of
Ulster, (the other chiefs having gone on a hunting party to Cromla, a
neighbouring hill) is informed of the landing of Swaran, king of Lochlin, by Moran,
the son of Fithil, ...
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
... it is here the proper name of a hill on the coast of Ullin or Ulster. J Ireland, so
called from a colony that settled there called Falaru. Inis-fa.il, the island of the Fa-
il or Falans. . . to Lochlin ! O Connal * speak, thou first of AN EPIC POEM. 55.
to Lochlin ! O Connal * speak, thou first of men ! thou breaker of the shields ! thou
hast often fought with Lochlin : wilt thou lift thy father's spear ?" " Cuthullin !" calm
the chief replied, " the spear of Connal is keen. It delights to shine in battle ; to ...
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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