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" As the troubled noise of the ocean when roll the waves on high ; as the last peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is the noise of battle. "
The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ... - Page 169
1845
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English Grammar: Style, Rhetoric, and Poetry ; to which are Added ...

Richard Hiley - English language - 1846 - 271 pages
...sky: spears fall like sparks of flame that gild the stormy face of night. As the noise of troubled ocean when roll the waves on high, as the last peal of thundering heaven; such is the noise of battle. Though Cormac's hundred bards were there, feeble were...
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The Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 pages
...mix, and roar on the plain ; loud, rough and dark, in battle met Lochlin and Innisfail ; chief mixed his strokes with chief, and man with man. Steel clanging...peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is the noise of battle. The groan of the people spreads over the hills. It was like the thunder of night when the cloud...
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The Poems of Ossian

Bards and bardism - 1847 - 382 pages
...mix, and roar on the plain; loud, rough, and dark in battle, meet Lochlin and Inisfail. Chief mixed his strokes with chief, and man with man. Steel clanging,...of the ocean , when roll the waves on high ; as the lastpeal of the thunder of heaven, such is the noise of battle." — "As roll a thousand waves to the...
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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1847 - 504 pages
...the fewest words, those circumstances which make the greatest figure. As the noise of the troubled ocean when roll the waves on high, as the last peal of thundering heaven, such is the noise of battle. Tho' Cormuc's hundred bards were there, feeble were...
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North American Second Class Reader: The Fourth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Readers - 1850 - 276 pages
...roar on the plain, — loud, rough, and dark, — in battle met Lochlin and Innis-fail ; chief mixed his strokes with chief, and man with man. Steel clanging...peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is the noise of battle. As roll a thousand waves to the rock, so Swaran's host came on ; as meets a rock a thousand...
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1850 - 294 pages
...on the plain ; loud, rough and dark in battle, met Laughlin and Innisfail : Chief mixed his strokei with chief, and man with man. Steel clanging sounded...peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is the noise of battle." OSSIAM. " In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God e be heard my voice...
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English grammar and composition

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1853
...rock that gave it rest, Poor Ellen glided from her stay, And at the monarch's fect she lay. — SCoTT. noise of the ocean when roll the waves on high ; as...peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is the noise of battle. — OssIAN. 451. The INTERROGATIVE is a rhetorical mode of arrangement, in which, by a personal...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1853
...sky: spears fall like sparks of flame that gild the stormy face of night. As the noise of troubled ocean when roll the waves on high ; as the last peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is the noise of battle. Though Cormac's hundred bards were there, feeble were the Toice of a hundred bards, to send...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1855 - 486 pages
...dark in battle meet Lochlin ami In iris tUil. * * * * As the troubled noise of the ocean when rolls the waves on high ; as the last peal of the thunder of heaven ; — such is the noise of the battle. Except in the position of the verb in the first two similes, the theoretically best arrangement...
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Irish Protestant letters, etc., etc. By R. R. B. Dublin: Also, an address on ...

Robert Redman Belshaw, John Borland Finlay - English poetry - 1855 - 166 pages
...on, and talk of the tales of other years ; when in the language of the sublime Ossian, "chief mixed strokes with chief, and man with man — steel clanging sounded on steel, and helmets were cleft on high." Some love to sit by the burning ťak, and spend the night in songs...
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