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And it does arise in its strength ! I behold my departed friends. Their gathering is
on Lora, as in the days of other years. Fingal comes like a watry column of mist ;
his heroes are around : And see the bards of song, grey-haired Ullin ! stately ...
bards of song, grey-haired Ullin ! stately Ryno ! Alpin,* with the tuneful voice ! the
soft complaint of Minona ! How are ye changed, my friends, since the days of
Selma's feast ? when we contended, like gales of spring, as they fly along the hill,
For sweet shall my voice be for my friends : pleasant were her friends to Colma !
Such was thy song, Minona, softly-blushing daughter of Torman. Our tears
descended for Colma, and our souls were sad ! Ullin came with his harp ; he
gave the ...
Ullin had returned, one day, from the chace, before the heroes fell. He heard their
strife on the hill; their song was soft but sad! They mourned the fall of Morar, first
of mortal men ! His soul was like the soul of Fingal ; his sword like the sword of ...
J Cuthullin having previous intelligence of the invasion intended by Swaran, sent
scouts all over the coast of Ullin or Ulster, to give early notice of the first
appearance of the enemy, at the same time that he sent Munan the son of Stirmal
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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