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He beholds thee terrible, as the ghost of night, that rolls the wave to his ships V "
Go, thou first of my bards ! " says Oscar, " take the spear of Fingal. Fix a flame on
its point. Shake it to the winds of heaven. Bid him, in songs, to advance, and ...
The ghosts of Ardven pass thro' the beam, and shew their dim and distant forms.
Comala f is ... The songs of Ossian have been heard ; thy ghost has brightened in
wind, when thou didst bend from thy cloud, to hear the song of Morven's bard!
Is the son of Lamor returned ; or is it the sound of his ghost ? Hast thou fallen on
the banks of Carun, son of the aged Lamor ? Or, if I hear the sound of Hidallan's
feet : where are the mighty in the war ? where are my people, Hidallan ! that were
My ghost will be seen on my hills, mournful for my young Hidallan. Will not ye, ye
mists ! as ye rise, hide him ... Ghosts are seen there at noon : the valley is silent,
and the people shun the place of Lamor. " Mournful is thy tale," said Oscar, " son
Come," said the hero, " O ye ghosts of my fathers ! ye that fought against the kings
of the world t Tell me the deeds of future times ; and your converse in your caves ;
when you talk together, and behold your sons in the fields of the brave.
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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