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" He lifted high his shadowy spear ! He bent forward his dreadful height. Fingal, advancing, drew his sword. the blade of dark-brown Luno. The gleaming path of the steel winds through the gloomy ghost. The form fell shapeless into air, like a column of... "
The Poems of Ossian - Page 233
1810
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The Poems of Ossian in the Original Gaelic with a Literal ..., Volume 1

Archibald Clerk - 1870
...the steel winds through the gloomy ghost. The form fell shapeless into air, like a column of emoke, which the staff of the boy disturbs, as it rises from the halfextinguished furnace. Cru-Lodin counsels Fingal to flee to his own country ; boasts that Fro-lial, king of Sora, is his son,...
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Ossian and the Clyde: Fingal in Ireland. Oscar in Iceland, Or Ossian ...

Peter Hately Waddell - Clyde River (Scotland) - 1875 - 360 pages
...drew his sword ; the blade of dark-brown Luno. The gleaming path of the steel winds through the gloomy ghost. The form fell shapeless into air, like a column...deep : they stopped, in their course, with fear : the companions of Fingal started, at once ; and took their heavy spears. They missed the king : they rose...
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Ossian and the Clyde: Fingal in Ireland. Oscar in Iceland, Or Ossian ...

Peter Hately Waddell - Clyde River (Scotland) - 1875 - 360 pages
...be equally inferred from the express terms of description employed — " the form fell shapeless in air, like a column of smoke which the staff of the...disturbs as it rises from the half-extinguished furnace ;" and finally, that Carric-thura from which it came must have been eastward of Rora is also obvious,...
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Ossian and the Clyde: Fingal in Ireland. Oscar in Iceland, Or Ossian ...

Peter Hately Waddell - Clyde River (Scotland) - 1875 - 360 pages
...may be equally inferred from the express terms of description employed—" the form fell shapeless in air, like a column of smoke which the staff of the...disturbs as it rises from the half-extinguished furnace;" and finally, that Carric-thura from which it came must have been eastward of Rora is also obvious,...
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Cosmopolitan Spirit in Literature: A Study of ...

Joseph Texte - Civilization, Modern - 1899 - 393 pages
...drew his sword, the blade of dark-brown Luno. The gleaming path of the steel winds through the gloomy ghost. The form fell shapeless into air, like a column of smoke, which the staff of the boy dssturbs, as it rises from the half-extinguished furnace. The spirit of Loda shrieked, as, rolled into...
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The Celtic Monthly: A Magazine for Highlanders, Volume 7

Clans - 1899
...gleaming path of the steel winds through the gloomy ghost. The form fell shapeless into air, ¿ike a column of smoke which the staff of the boy disturbs as it rises from the half extinguished furnace." — OSSIAN. That Highlanders are a superstitious people, anyone acquainted...
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James Macpherson: An Episode in Literature

John Semple Smart - 1905 - 224 pages
...passed as harmlessly through the body of the Muileartach as the knife through flame," with Macpherson's, "The form fell shapeless into air, like a column of...it rises from the half-extinguished furnace." The resemblance of this hag of tradition to Macpherson's Scandinavian god was first pointed out by Shaw,...
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Scotland in Music: A European Enthusiasm

Roger Fiske - Music - 1983 - 234 pages
...of dark-brown Luno. The gleaming path of the steel winds through the gloomy ghost. The form fell 203 shapeless into air, like a column of smoke, which...the deep: they stopped, in their course, with fear: [Schnell] the companions of Fingal started, at once; and took their heavy spears. They missed the king:...
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"Homer des Nordens" und "Mutter der Romantik": James Macphersons Ossian und ...

Wolf Gerhard Schmidt - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 1417 pages
...gloomy ghost. The form fell shapeless into air, like a 105 Vgl. Homer: Ilias. Gesang V, Verse 864-867. column of smoke, which the staff of the boy disturbs, as it rises from the half-extinguished furnace.10' Dieser Triumph des Menschen über die Transzendenz begründet seine Autonomie. Der Geist...
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Northrop Frye's Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake

Northrop Frye - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 516 pages
...away, and as Fingal does this "the form fell shapeless into the air, like a column of smoke. . . . The spirit of Loda shrieked as, rolled into himself, he rose on the wind."73 That "rolled into himself" reminds us of Blake's "Spectre" and "Selfhood." As soon as we begin...
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