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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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European historical collections: comprising England, Scotland, with Holland ...

History - 1855 - 568 pages
...the rock. A tale of the time* of old I the deeds of days of other yeara ! *****•*• I hare leen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...of the walls. The thistle shook, there, its lonely bend ; the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out from the window*, the rank grass of the waJl...
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The Poems of Ossian: To which are Prefixed a Preliminary Discourse and ...

1857 - 492 pages
...the.sunbeams of other days, the delight of heroes of {]]>].} I have seen the walls of Balclutha, hut tliey were desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls:...was removed from its place by the fall of the walls. l/The thistle shook there its lonely head : the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out from...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1859 - 486 pages
...shake themselves to pieces. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. — The flame had resounded in the halls; and the voice of the people is heard no more. The htrearn of Olutha was removed from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its...
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Gleanings from the harvest fields of literature: A melange of excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...beautiful word-picture : — I have seen the walls of Balelutha, but they arc desolate : the flames had resounded in the halls, and the voice of the people is heard no more ; the stream of Cutha was removed from its place by the fall of the walls ; the thistle shoots there its lowly head;...
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Elements of Criticism

James Robert Boyd - Criticism - 1861 - 486 pages
...shake themselves to pieces. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. — The name had resounded in the halls ; and the voice of the people is heard no more. The Htream of Clutha was removed from its place by the full of the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely...
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Maple Leaves: A Budget of Legendary, Historical, Critical, and Sporting ...

Sir James MacPherson Le Moine - Birds - 1863
...the daughter of Reuthamir, the " white bosomed " Moina : — '• 1 have seen the walls of Balelutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in...and the voice of the people is heard no more. The thistle shook there its lonely head ; the mosswhistled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows,...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1867
...extract from Ossian refers to Dumbarton Castle: — " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they are 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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Literature and Its Professors

Thomas Purnell - Literature - 1867 - 292 pages
...the inner and outer ward are both deserted; the donjon-keep has not been tenanted for centuries; " the voice of the people is heard no more.. The " stream of Clutha is removed from its place by the " fall of the walls; the thistle shakes there its lonely " head; the...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a literal tr. into ..., Volume 1

1870
...Morven, the sunbeams of other days, the delight of heroes of old. I have seen the walls of Balelutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in...heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from but an east wind drove him to sea ; nor did he ever after see Moina in life. He soon after recognised...
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Beecher's Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1872
...THEODOEE GROOT. " Urbs Scniirnmi delenda est." . *, f ?o - ;,' O *;\'V' •" •/ " r "Thave seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in its halls, and the voice of its people is heard no more. The fox looked out from the windows, and the...
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