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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 of the Town and Castle of Dumbarton, from the Earliest Period Till ...

John Glen - Dumbarton (Scotland) - 1847 - 150 pages
...century ; the fall of which is thus beautifully described by Carthon, its then owner. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shakes there its lonely head. The fox looks out from the window ; the rank grass of the walls wave...
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The Poems of Ossian

Bards and bardism - 1847 - 382 pages
...rest with the fair of Morven, the sun-beams of other days, the delight of heroes of old. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...Clutha was removed from its place by the fall of the vails. The thistle shook there its lonely head : the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out...
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The Genius of Scotland: Or Sketches of Scottish Scenery, Literature and Religion

Robert Turnbull - Scotland - 1847 - 379 pages
...the Latin vallum, a wall. " 1 have seen the walls of Balclutha," sings Ossian, in the poem of'Carron, "but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in...voice of the people is heard no more. The stream of the Clutha (Clyde) was removed from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook here its...
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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1847 - 504 pages
...shake themselves to pieces. I have seen the walls of Balelutha, but they were desolate. The flames had resounded in the halls; and the voice of the people is heard no more. The stream of Clutha wus removed from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook 'here its lonely head : the...
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The Poems of Ossian

Bards and bardism - 1847 - 382 pages
...rest with the fair of Morven, the sun-beams of other days, the delight of heroes of old. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded ip the halls; and the voice of the people is heard no more. [The stream of Clutha was removed from...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1849 - 557 pages
...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 from its place, by the fali of the walls; the thistle shook there its lonely head ; the moss whistled to the wind. The fox...
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The Castles, Palaces, and Prisons of Mary of Scotland

Charles Mackie - Castles - 1850 - 494 pages
...Nomenclature, by Christopher Irvin, 1819. 298 DUMBARTON A ROMAN STATION— SMOLLETT'S ACCOUNT OF IT. has resounded in the halls, and the voice of the people...from its place by the fall of the 'walls. The thistle shakes there its lonely head. The fox looks out from the window, the rank grass of the walls waves...
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The Romance of War: Or, The Highlanders in Spain

James Grant - Great Britain - 1850 - 503 pages
...'tis now so dark, that I cannot see where they CHAPTER XX. ANOTHER NIGHT AT M1CUIDA. " The fire bad 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."— Oman's Poems,— Car...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...description of the young prince Cormac in the same book, and the ruins of Balclutha in Cartho. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...voice of the people is heard no more. The stream of Clntha was removed from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely head...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...brighten, and the ocean roll its white waves in light. [Desolation of Ва1с1иЛа.~\ 1 have wen e imprisoned humble bee, And bombed, and bounced, and struggled to be free ; halle ; and the voice of the people is heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from its place...
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