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The ghosts of Ardven pass thro' the beam, and shew their dim and distant forms.
Comala f is half unseen on her meteor ; Hidallan is sullen and dim, like the
darkened moon behind the mist of night. "Why art thou sad?" said Ryno; for he
I rush forward, thro' ocean, to the woody dwelling of heroes. Let us contend, my
son, like eagles, from one rock ; when they lift their broad wings, against the
stream of winds." We raised our sails in Carmona. From three ships, they marked
The king's soul was like a beam of fire ; a beam of fire, marked with smoke,
rushing, varied thro' the bosom of night. The deeds of Duth- carmor were dark,
tho' his arm was strong. Night came, with the gathering of clouds. By the beam of
the oak ...
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.
... with blood, to call the friends of their fathers, in their sounding arms. Cathmor
came, from Erin, to Culgorm, red-eyed king : I aided Suran-dronlo, in his land of
boars." " We rushed on either side of a stream, which roared thro' a blasted heath.
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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