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"Then, when they die, 'tis joy around their bier,
These rights funereal paid, I anchor weigh'd,
LARTHMOR, King of Berrathon, being dethroned by his son Uthal; Fingal sent Ossian and Toscar (the father of the celebrated Malvina) to restore the father again to his throne. Uthal was handsome; JVina-thoma, the daughter of Torthoma, fell in love with, and married him. But proving inconstant, he left her on a desart island, whence she is relieved by Ossian; who landing, defeats the forces of Uthal, and killed him in battle.
Nina-lhoma, whose love for her husband, not all his bad usage could erase, died of grief at his death. In the mean time Larthmor is retored, and Ossian returns to Morven.
The poem opens with an elegy on the death of Malvina, the daughter of Toscar, and closes with presages of his own approaching end.
J. HROUGH Lutha's narrow vale smooth winds along