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" Oscar; but they only came by halves to our ears; they were dark as the tales of other times, before the light of the song arose. He slowly vanished, like a mist that melts on the sunny hill. "
The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical dissertations - Page 256
by Ossian - 1806
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A critical dissertation on the poems of Ossian [by H. Blair].

Hugh Blair - 1763
...which lay beyond the reach of tradition. " His words," fays he, " came only by halves to our ears ; they " were dark as the tales of other times, before the light of the long " arofej." Oflian, himfelf, appears to have been endowed by nature with an exquifite fenfibility...
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, Volume 2

1765 - 460 pages
...which lay beyond the reach of tradition. " His " words," fays he, " came only by halves to our " ears; they were dark as the tales of other times, *' before the light of the fong arofef." Oman, himfelf, appears to have been endowed by nature * When Edward I. conquered Wales,...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1773
...which lay beyond the reach of tradition. " His words," fays he, " came only by halves to our ears ; they " were dark as the tales of other times, before " the light of the fong arofe." Offian, himfelf, appears to have been endowed by nature with an exquifite fenfibility...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson, Volume 1

Ossian - 1790
...of night roared around ! Many were his words to Ofcar ; but they only came by halves to our ears : they were dark as the tales of other times, before the light of the fong arofe. He flowly vanifhed, like a mift that melts on the funny hill. It was then, O daughter of...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 5

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan, Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan (bart.) - Natural theology - 1794
...and ignorance, which lay beyond the reach of tradition. " His words came only by halves to our ears ; they were dark as the tales of other times, before the light of the song arose." Again, " Who can reach the source- of thy race, O Connel ? Who re-- count thy fathers ? Thy family...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

1801
...melts on the funny hill. It was then, O daughter of Tofcar! my Ton began firft to be fad. 'He forefaw the fall of his race. At times, he -was thoughtful and dark ; like the fun when he carries a cloud on his face, but again he looks forth from his darknefs on the green hills...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...— Oscar, surrounded with foes, foreseeing the fall of his race, and yet at times gathering hope : ' At ' times, he was thoughtful and dark, like the sun ' when he carries a cloud on his face ; but he looks ' afterward on the hills of Cona.'- Before Bosmina sent to offer them the peace of heroes:...
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Select British Classics, Volume 31

English literature - 1803
...• Oscar, surrounded with foes, foreseeing the fall of his race, and yet at times gathering hope : " At " times he was thoughtful and dark, like the sun " when he carries a cloud on his face ; but he look? " 'i'cerward on the hills of Cona." Before Bosniina sent to offer them the peace of heroes...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1803
...which lay beyond the reach of tradition. " His words," says he, " came only by halves to our " ears; they were dark as the tales of other times, " before the light of the song arose." Ossian himself appears to have been endowed by nature with an exquisite sensibility of heart; prone...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1803
...over the hero : And thrice, " the winds of the night roared around. Many were " his words to Oscar. He slowly vanished, like a " mist that melts on the sunny hill." To appearances of this kind, we can find no parallel among the Greek or Roman poets. They bring to...
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