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" I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls: and the voice of the people is heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from its place, by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely... "
The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal - Page 23
1783
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Elements of criticism: Volume I [-II]., Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1765
...fhook there its lonely head : the mofs whittled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows : and the rank grafs of the wall waved round his head. Defolate is the dwelling of Morna : filence is in the houfe of her fathers. FingaL To draw a character is the mafter-ftroke of...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Celts - 1773
...Th> ftream of Clutha was remored from its place, by the fall of the walls. The thiftle fhook, th*R?, its lonely head : the mofs whiftled to the wind. The fox looked out, from the windows, |he rank grafs of the wall waved round its head* Defplate is the dwelling of Moina, filence is in the...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Celts - 1784
...more. The ftream of Cluthawas removed from its place, by the fall of the walls. The thiftle fhook, there, its lonely head: the mofs whiftled to the wind....the windows, the rank grafs of the wall waved round its head. Defolate is the dwelling of Moina, filence is in the houfe of her fathers. Raife the fong...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1785
..." The ftream of Clutha was removed from its " place by the fall of the walls. ' The thiftle " fhook there its lonely head: The mofs whiftled " to the wind. The fox looked out from the c windows; the rank grafs of the wall waved " round his head. Defolate is the dwelling of " Moina;...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1788 - 2 pages
...fhopk there its lonely head : the mofs whiltled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows : and the rank grafs of the wall waved round his head. Defolate is the dwelling of Morna : filence is in the houfe of her fathers. Fingal. To To draw a character is the mafter-ftroke...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson, Volume 1

Ossian - 1790
...more. The ftream of Glutha was removed from its place, by the fall of the walls. The thiftle ihook, there, its lonely head : the mofs whiftled to the...the windows, the rank grafs of the wall waved round its head. Defolate is the dwelling of Moina, filence is in the houfe of her fathers. Raife the fong...
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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the ..., Volume 2

Malcolm Laing - Gowrie Conspiracy, 1600 - 1800
...the fall of the " walls. The thiftle fhook there its lonely head ; the " mofs whiftled to the winds. The fox looked out from " the windows ; the rank grafs of the walls waved around " its head." i. 82. Here, however, we difcover the imitations of fcattered paflages...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 4

1801
...re"moved from its place by the fall of "the wall*. The thiftle Ihook there iu on the POEMS of OSSIAN. 117 "lonely head : The mofs whiftled to "the wind. The...fox looked out from "the windows ; the rank grafs of tht "wall waved round his head. Defulate "is trie dwelling of Moina; iilence is "in the houfe of her...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

1801
...its place , by the fall of the walls. The thiftle i'hook, there , its lonely head : the mofs whittled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows, the rank grafs of the wall waved round its head. Defolate is the dwelling of Moina, h'lence is in the houfe of her fathers. Raife the fong...
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802
...n-.ore. The llream of " Clutha was removed from its place, by the fall of the walls; " the thifile fhook there its lonely head ; the mofs whiftled to " the wind. The fox looked out of the window ; the rank " grafs waved round his head. Dcfolate is the dwelling of " IV'oina. Silence...
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