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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 poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ... - Page 153
1845
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History and Description of the Ancient City of York: History

William Hargrove - York (England) - 1818
...LIST of PLATES, and ERRATA to Vol. I. of FROM THE EARLIEST JLGES tO THB PRESENT TIME. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha — but they were desolate ! The fire had resounded in (he halls, and the voice of the warrior in heard no more." Onion. SECTION I. Situation — Antiquity...
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History of the late war, between the United States and Great Britain ...

Henry Marie Brackenridge - United States - 1818 - 348 pages
...long after, could scarcely refrain from swearing in his heart eternal haired to Britain. "1 have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate; the fire had resounded in their halls." On the consultation of the president with the heads of departments, it was resolved to...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Aesthetics - 1819
...shake themselves to pieces. I have si-en the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. — The flames had resounded in the halls ; and the voice of the people is hea'-d m> more. The stream of Clutha was remeved from its place by ihe fall of the walls. The thistle...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1820 - 345 pages
...much vigour of imagination. " I have seen the walls of Balclnfha, hut they were desolate. The flames had resounded in the halls, and the voice of the people...no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from its course hy the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely head ; the jsuoss whistled in the...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1822 - 258 pages
...hut they were desolate. -The fire had resounded within the halls ; and the voice of the people is now heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from...by the fall of the walls : the thistle shook there ils lonely head ; the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out of the window; Ihe rank grass waved...
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Leçons de rhétorique et de belles-lettres: Suivie des Opinions ..., Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1821
...cœur. Cette description des ruines de Balclutha est une des plus belles de l'ouvrage : « I have seen the walls of Balclutha , but they were « desolate. The fire had resounded within the halls ; « and the voice of the people is now heard no more. « The stream of Elutha was...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 91, Part 1; Volume 129

Early English newspapers - 1821
...and the desolate dust is spread. — Giaour, 298. Ossian. — The walls of Balclutha were desolated. The voice of the people is 'heard no more. The stream of Gutha was removed from its place, by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely head....
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetorick

Hugh Blair - English language - 1822 - 304 pages
...colours, and is remarkable for touching the heart. He thus portrays the ruins of Balclutha ; " I have seen the walls of Balclutha; but they were desolate. — The fire had resounded within the halls ; and the voice of the people is now heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed...
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Miscellanies Selected from the Public Journals, Volume 2

American literature - 1824
...the admirer of Ossian, of his happy description of the ruins of the dwelling of Morna. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded within the walls, and the voice of the people is now heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1826 - 306 pages
...much vigour of imagination " 1 hare seen' the wills of Balclutha. hut they were desolate. The flames had resounded in the halls, and the voice of the people is heard no .nore. The stream of Clmha w.is removed from its course hy the fall of the walls. The Mstle sho.- k...
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