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" O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers ! Whence are thy beams, O sun ! thy everlasting light ! Thou comest forth in thy awful beauty ; the stars hide themselves in the sky ; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave ; but... "
Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ... - Page 190
by Nathan Drake - 1822
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, Volume 2

Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1783
...delights to shine on the grave of Carthon : I feel it warm around. O thou tjiat rolleft above (i) , round as the shield of my fathers ! Whence are thy beams , O fun ! thy everlafting light ? Thoucomeft forth in thy awful beauty , and the ftars hide themfelvesin...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...my rest. The beam of Heaven delights to shine on the grave of Carthon ; I feel it warm around. — ' O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of...everlasting light ! Thou comest forth in thy awful beauty, and the stars hide themselves in the sky : The moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave, but...
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Select British Classics, Volume 31

English literature - 1803
...(' rest. The beam of heaven delights to shine on the " grave of Carlhon ; I feel it warm around. " O thou that rollest above, round as the shield " of my fathers ! whence are thy beams, O Sun t " thy everlasting light ? Thou comest forth in thy >; awful beauty, and the stars hide themselves...
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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the ..., Volume 4

Malcolm Laing - Scotland - 1804
...exercises at the Divinity hall. The beginning is derived from Satan's address to the sun in Milton. " 0 thou that " rollest above, round as the shield of...comest forth in thy awful beauty ! the stars hide them" selves in the sky ; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the " western wave ; but thou thyself movest...
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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the ..., Volume 4

Malcolm Laing - Scotland - 1804
...exercises at the Divinity halL The beginning is derived from Satan's address to the sun in Milton. " O tbou that " rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers,...Thou " comest forth in thy awful beauty ! the stars bide tkem" selves in the sky ; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the " western wave ; but thou thyself...
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Some of Ossian's Lesser Poems Rendered Into Verse: With a Preliminary ...

James Macpherson, Archibald M'Donald - 1805 - 284 pages
...not an " ingredient introduced by Macpherson.* We " find, * His translation of the above passage. " O thou that " rollest above, round as the shield of...thou thyself movest alone: who can be a companion in thy " course! the oaks of the mountains fall: the mountains theui" selves decay with years; the...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

Ossian - 1805
...feeble voice. The beam of heaven delights to shine on the grave of Catthon : I feel it warm around. O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of...everlasting light ? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty, and the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave. But thou...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

James Macpherson - Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1805
...feeble voice! The beam of heaven delights to shine on the grave of Carthon : I feel it warm around ! O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers ! Whence are thy beams, O sun f thy everlasting light ? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty ; the stars hide themselves in the...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...similar to Satan's address to the sun, in the fourth book of Paradise Lost. MACPHERSON, 1st edit. " О thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers ! Whence are thy beams, О sun ! thy everlasting light ? Thou earnest forth in thy awful beauty ; the stars hide themselves...
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History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the ..., Volume 1

William Belsham - 1806
...satisfactorily ascertained. Ossian's address to the sun, to adduce no other instance, is truly sublime : " O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers, whence are thy beams, O Sun ! whence thy everlasting light ? Thou comest forth in thy awful beauty ; and the stars hide themselves...
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