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" I beheld their chief," says Moran, " tall as a glittering rock. His spear is a blasted pine; his shield the rising moon. He sat on the shore! like a cloud of mist on the silent hill! Many, chief of heroes! I said, many are our hands of war. Well art thou... "
Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland Appointed to ... - Page 193
by Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - 1805 - 498 pages
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

Hugh Blair, Lord Henry Home Kames - 1803
...ever tremblest, son of Fithil ! Thy fears have increased the foe. It is Fingal, king f of deserts, with aid to green Erin of streams." " I beheld their...as a glittering rock. His spear is a blasted pine. His shield the rising moon ! He sat on the shore ! like a cloud of mist on the silent hill ! Many,...
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Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland, Appointed to ...

Highland Society of Scotland, Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - Literary forgeries and mystifications - 1805 - 498 pages
..."thou ever tremblest, son of Fithil! Thy fears have increased the foe. It is Fingal, king of desarts, with aid to green Erin of " streams." " I beheld their...He sat on the shore ! like a cloud of mist on the silent hill! . ,, " Many, chief of heroes! I said, many are our hands of war. Well 'art thou named...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
..."thou ever tremblest, son of Fithil ! Thy fears have increased the foe. It is Pingal, king* of desarts, with aid to green Erin of streams." " I beheld their chief," says Moran, " tall as a glittering rock 5. His spear is a blastThese etymologies are all fictitious. " For the pronouncing of which celestial...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical dissertations

Ossian - 1806
...ever tremblest, son of Fithil ! thy fears have increased the foe. It is Fingal, king || of deserts, with aid to green Erin of streams." " I beheld their...as a glittering rock. His spear is a blasted pine. His shield the rising moon ! He sat on the shore ! like a cloud of mist on the silent hill! Many, chief...
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A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian

Sir John Sinclair - 1806 - 232 pages
...chief of the dusky hills." * Were of Cairbar. t chief of the generous. MACPHERSON'S TRANSLATION. " I beheld their chief," says Moran, " Tall as a glittering rock. " His spear is a blasted pine. 20 " His shield the rising moon ! " He sat on the shore ! " Like a cloud of mist on the silent hill...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

Ossian - 1807
...ever tremblest, son of Fithil ! Thy fears have increased the foe. It is Fingal, king e of deserts, with aid to green Erin of streams." " I beheld their...tall as a glittering rock. His spear is a blasted c Cuthullin, having previous intelligence of the invasion intended by Swaran, sent scouts all over...
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The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic, Volume 1

James Macpherson - Bards and bardism - 1807
...t To thy fears the foe is numerous. The champion of the dusky hills. MACPHERSON'S TRANSLATION. " I beheld their chief, " says Moran, " Tall as a glittering rock. " His spear is a blasted pine. 20 " His shield the rising moon ! " He sat on the shore ! " Like a cloud of mist on the silent hill...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ...

Ossian, sir John Sinclair (1st bart.) - 1807
...generous. J To thy fears the foe is numerous. The champion of the dusky hub. MACPHERSON'S TRANSLATION. " I beheld their chief," says Moran, " Tall as a glittering rock. " His spear is a blasted pine. 20 " His shield the rising moon ! " He sat on the shore ! " Like a cloud of mist on the silent hill...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1808
...of Macpherson's version as more poetical, than the corresponding part of the rival one of Mr. Ross. "I beheld their chief, says Moran, tall as a glittering rock. His spear is a blasted pine. His shield the rising moon ! He sat on the, shore like a cloud of mist on the silent hill !" — It...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...scout of Ossian, " tall as a rock of ice ; his spear, the blasted fir; his shield, the rising moon : he sat on the shore, like a cloud of. mist on the hill." The errors frequent in the use of Hyperboles, arise either from overstraining, or introducing...
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