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Dost thou not behold that tomb ? My eyes discern it not ; there rests the noble
Garmallon, who never fled from war ! Come, thou renowned in battle, he says,
come to thy father's tomb. How am I renowned, Garmallon ? my son has fled from
... Inis-huna, as here described, to those of Caledonia, leaves no room to doubt,
that the inhabitants of both were originally the same people. Some may allege,
that Ossian might transfer, ARGUMENT. the bow. Why dost thou wander in
Why dost thou wander in deserts, like a light thro' a cloudy field ? The young roes
are panting, by their secret rocks. Return, thou daughter of kings! the cloudy night
is near ! It was the young branch of green Inis-huna, Sul-malla of blue eyes.
Star of descending night ! fair is thy light in the west ! thou liftest thy unshorn head
from thy cloud : thy steps are stately on thy hill. What dost thou behold in the plain
? The stormy winds are laid. The murmur of the torrent comes from afar.
When shalt thou come in thine arms, thou mighty in the war ?" " Take, Brassolis,"
Cairbar came and said, " take, ... Dost thou raise thy fair face from the rock to find
the sails of Cuthullin? The sea is rolling distant far; its white foam deceives thee ...
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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