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Lovely is the mist, that assumes the form of Oscar ! turn from it, ye winds, when ye
roar on the side of Ardven ! ... His staff in his hand, his grey hair loose on * Crona
is the name of a small stream which runs into the Carron. VOL. II. B the wind.
the wind. 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
Fingal is distant far ; he hears the songs of bards in Morven : the wind of his hall
is in his hair. His terrible spear is at his side ; his shield that is like the darkened
moon ! Come to the battle of Oscar ; the hero is alone ! He came not over the ...
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 my shield on the wave, as I looked on nightly Ton-thena,* red
within locks, that rose on Rath-col's wind. I did not rush, amidst his soul, with my
... of ghosts, amidst the storms they raise. Why should mine eyes return to the dim
times of old, ere yet the song had bursted forth, like the sudden rising of winds ?
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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