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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, ...
Go to the grey streams of thy land, he said ; moulder like a leafless oak, which the
winds have bent over Balva, never more to grow !" " And must I hear," Lamor
replied, " the lonely tread of Hidallan 's feet? When thousands are renowned in ...
The noise reached his people at Crona ; they came like a hundred streams. The
warriors of Caros fled ; Oscar remained like a rock left by the ebbing sea. Now
dark and deep, with all his steeds, Caros rolled his might along : the little streams
... maid of Lutha. They pretend also to fix the time of its composition, to the third
year after the death of Fingal ; that is, during the expedition of Fergus the son of
Fingal, to from all their echoing hills. Red, over my hundred streams Cathlin of
Red, over my hundred streams are the light-covered paths of the dead. ... As the
falling brook to the ear of the hunter, descending from his storm-covered hill ; in a
sun-beam rolls the echoing stream ; he hears, and shakes his dewy locks : such ...
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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