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I behold my son, O Malvina ! near the mossy rock of Crona.* But it is the mist of
the desert, tinged with the beam of, the west ! Lovely is the mist, that assumes the
form of Oscar ! turn from it, ye winds, when ye roar on the side of Ardven !
Three days he strayed unseen, alone, before he came to Lamor's halls : the
mossy halls of his fathers, at the stream of Balva.* There Lamor sat alone
beneath a tree ; for he had sent his people with Hidallan to war. The stream ran at
his feet, ...
Nor, in the field, were the steps of Cathlin. The stranger stood by a secret stream,
where the foam of Rath-col skirted the mossy stones. Above, bends the branchy
birch, and strews its leaves, on wind. The inverted spear of Cathlin touched, ...
Beside the fount of mossy stones, the weary heroes rest. The tear steals in secret
from Annir : he broke the rising sigh. " Here darkly rest," the hero said, " the
children of my youth. This stone is the tomb of Ruro; that tree sounds over the
grave of ...
We followed him : we found them here : we laid them by this mossy stream. This
is the haunt of Annir, when the chace of the hinds is past. I bend like the trunk of
an aged oak ; my tears for ever flow !" " O Ronnan !" said the rising Oscar, " Ogar
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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