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Bring, daughter of Toscar ! bring the harp! the light of the song rises in Ossian's
soul ! It is like the field, when darkness covers the hills around, and the shadow
grows slowly on the plain of the sun . I behold my son, O Malvina ! near the
Surly joy lightens his face. He often looks back to Caros. It is Ryno* of songs, he
that went to view the foe. " What does Caros king of ships?" said the son of the
now mournful Ossian, " spreads he the wings f of his pride, bard of the times of
Fingal is distant far ; he hears the songs of bards in Morven : the wind of his hall
is in his hair. ... 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!
He hums the song of other times. The noise of Hidallan's feet came to his ear : he
knew the tread of his son. " 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 ?
Send the night away in songs ; watch the strength of Caros. Oscar goes to the
people of other times ; to the shades of silent Ardven ; where his fathers sit dim in
their clouds, and behold the future war. And art thou there, Hidallan, like a half ...
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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