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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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: To which are Added Copious ...

Hugh Blair - English language - 1833 - 557 pages
...the heart. One of his fullest descriptions is the following of 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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: Chiefly from the Lectures of Dr. Blair

Hugh Blair - English language - 1838 - 360 pages
...colors, 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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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature ...

Alexander Jamieson - Rhetoric - 1840 - 288 pages
...much vigour of imagination. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The flames had resounded in the halls, and the voice of the people is heard no tnore. The stream of Clutha was removed from its course by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 169-170

Early English newspapers - 1841
...exclaimed, with Ossian, " I have seen the walls of Conway, but they are desolate. The stream of Conway is removed from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shakes there its lonely head, the moss whistles to the wind — the rank grass of the wall waves round...
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Memorials of Clutha; Or, Pencillings on the Clyde ...

Elvira Anna Phipps - Clyde River - 1842 - 97 pages
...Ossian, and is thus beautifully described by him : " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they are G desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls, and...from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shakes there its lonely head. The fox looks out from the windows, the rank grass of the wall waves...
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The King's College Magazine, Volume 2

1842
...forget that there is bright happiness too upon earth, where modest Virtue dwells. RUINS. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...and the voice of the people is heard no more. The thistle shook there its lonely head : the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows...
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The King's college literary and scientific magazine [afterw.] King's college ...

London univ, King's coll - 1842
...forget that there is bright happiness too upon earth, where modest Virtue dwells. RUINS. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...fire had resounded in the halls; and the voice of the pcople is heard no more. The thistle shook there its lonely head : the moss whistled to the wind. The...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 484 pages
...long at least as I am a partner in it." 458 459 THE RUINS OF ANCIENT CITIES.— No. II. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...voice of the people is heard no more ; the stream ofClutha was removed from its place by the fall of the walls ; the thistle shook there its lonely head,...
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CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...brighten, and the ocean roll its white waves in light. [Detolation of Balclvtha.] I hare Been the walla ds, And eke with all his might. ! FROH 1780 CYCLOPAEDIA OF TILL THE PRESENT IIM═X Toice of the people is heard no more. The stream of Glut ha was removed from its place by the fall...
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The Romance of War: Or, The Highlanders in Spain, Volume 2

James Grant - 1846
...him : 'tis now so dark, that I cannot see where they are." CHAPTER III. ANOTHER NIGHT AT MERIDA. " The fire had resounded in the halls; and the voice of the people is heard no more Desolate is the dwelling of Moina : silence is in the house of her fathers." Ossian's Poems, — Carthon....
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