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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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Historical Notes on Quebec and Its Environs

Sir James MacPherson Le Moine - Québec (Québec) - 1890 - 152 pages
...relating' to tho daughter of Eeuthamir, the "white bosomed" Moina:—"I have scen 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 moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked outfrom the window.-...
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Practical Rhetoric

John Duncan Quackenbos - English language - 1896 - 477 pages
...following, from Ossian ! — " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The flames had resounded in the halls, and the voice of the people...the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its lovely head; the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows; and the rank grass...
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Ossians Einfluss auf Byrons Jugendgedichte

Friedrich Wilmsen - 1903 - 32 pages
...verfasste. / have seen the walls of Balclutha, Imt they werf desolate. The fire has resounded in the hall and the voice of the people is heard no more . . ....removed from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistte shook there its lonehj head, the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked from the window,...
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Ossians Einfluss auf Byrons Jugendgedichte

Friedrich Wilmsen - 1903 - 32 pages
...verfasste.' I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire has resounded in the hall and the voice of the people is heard no more . . ....stream of Clutha was removed from its place by the fall o/ the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely head, the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked...
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The Poems of Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock - 1906 - 404 pages
...with the fair of Morven, the sunbeams of other days, and the delight of heroes of old. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls : the voice of the people was heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from its place, by the...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - English essays - 1909 - 337 pages
...town belonging to the Britons, taken and burned by the father of the Irish hero Fingal. " I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The...halls ; and the voice of the people is heard no more." Carthon is one of a collection of "supposed translations" published 1760-1763 by James Macpherson,...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...sunbeams of other days, the delight of the heroes of old. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they are desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls: and...the people is heard no more. The stream of Clutha is removed from its place, by the fall of the 105 walls. The thistle shook, there, its lonely head:...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...sunbeams of other days, the delight of the heroes of old. I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they are desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls: and...the people is heard no more. The stream of Clutha is removed from its place, by the fall of the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out from the...
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Three Rivers: The James, the Potomac, the Hudson; a Retrospect of Peace and War

Joseph Pearson Farley, John Farley - James River (Va.) - 1910 - 277 pages
...Ossian I may say : ' I have seen the walls up Bachlutha, but they are desolate. The fira had sounded in the halls, and the voice of the people is heard no more. The thistle shook there its lonely head. Desolate is the dwelling of Moina, silence is in the house of...
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Ossian and Ossianism: The poems of Ossian, Volume 2

Dafydd Moore - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 600 pages
...heroes of old. — I have feen the walls * of Balclutha, but they were defolate. The fire had refounded in the halls : and the voice of the people is heard no more. The ftream of Clutha was removed from its place, by the fall of the walls. — The thiftle fhook, there,...
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