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" Roll on, ye dark-brown years ; ye bring no joy on your course! Let the tomb open to Ossian, for his strength has failed. The sons of song are gone to rest. My voice remains, like a blast that roars lonely on a sea-surrounded rock, after the winds are... "
The Poems of Ossian - Page 49
1803
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A Critical Dissertation on the Poems of Ossian the Son Fingal

Hugh Blair - 1763
...tongue, and my foul has failed. I hear, fometimes, the ghofts of bards, and learn their pleafant fong. But memory fails on my mind ; I hear the call of years. They fay, as they pafs along; why does Oflian fing ? Soon mall he lie in the narrow houfe, and no bard mall...
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, Volume 2

1765 - 460 pages
...and my foul has " failed, I hear, fometimes, the ghofts of bards, *' and learn their pleafant fong. But memory fails ** on my mind ; I hear the call of years. They *' fay, as they pafs along j Why does Oflian fing ? *' Soon (hall he lie in the narrow houfe, and no...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson, Volume 1

Ossian - 1790
...tongue; my foul has failed ! I hear, at times, the ghofts of bards, and learn their pleafant fong. But memory fails on my mind. I hear the call of years ! They fay, as they pafs along, why does Offian fmg ? Soon fhall he lie in the narrow houfe, and no bard fhall...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson

Ossian - 1801
...they pafs along, -why does Offian fing? Soon fhall he lie in the narrow houfe, and no bard fhall raife his fame! Roll on, ye dark-brown years; ye bring no joy on your courfe ! 3 o THE SONGS or SELMA. Let the tomb open to Offian, for his ftrengtk has failed. The fons...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

Ossian - 1805
...bards. But age. is now on my tongue, and my soul has failed. I hear, sometimes, the ghosts of bards, and learn their pleasant song. But memory fails on my...Soon shall he lie in the narrow house, and no bard shsll raise his fame. Roll on, ye daik-brown years! for ye bring no joy in your course. Let the tomb...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

Ossian - 1805
...their pleasant song. But memory fails in my mind : I hear the c.tll THE SONGS OF SELMA. of years. iThey say, as they pass along, why does Ossian sing ? Soon...shall raise his fame. Roll on, ye dark-brown years, for ye bring no joy on your course. Let the tomb open to Ossian, for his strength has failed. The sODg...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...bards ! But age is now on my tongue; my soul has failed ! I hear, at times, the ghosts of bards, and learn their pleasant song. But memory fails on my...They say, as they pass along, why does Ossian sing 17 ? Soon shall he lie in the narrow house, and no bard shall raise his fame ! Roll on, ye dark-brown...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1806
...sometimes, the ghosts of ' bards, and learn their pleasant song. But memory fails ' on my mind ; 1 hear the call of years. They say, as •they pass...shall raise his ' fame. Roll on, ye dark-brown years ! for ye bring no ' joy in your course. Let the tomb open to Ossian, for ' his strength has failed....
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Quakerism Unveiled: Truth Prevalent : in Two Letters, Addressed to the ...

Ephraim Wood - Society of Friends - 1815 - 379 pages
...song ; when the king heard the music of harps, the tales of other times!" Well, if he understood— " I hear the call of years: they say, as they pass along, why does Ossian sing ? Soon shall he lay in the narrow house, and no bard shall raise his fame!" (Poems of Ossian,. the song of Selma, p....
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Chambers's CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...bards ! But age is now on my tongue ; my soul has failed ! I hear ╗t limes the ´hosts of bards, and ove? * Alas ! the joys that fortune brings Are trifling,...And those who prize the paltry things More trifling o.--iait sing ? Soon shall he lie in the narrow house, and DO bard shall raise his fame 1 Roll on,...
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