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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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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practial Lessons on ...

George Payn Quackenbos - English language - 1874 - 454 pages
...spears fall like circles of light which gild the stormy face of night. " 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. Though Cormac's hundred bards were there, feeble were...
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Principles of Rhetoric ...

Adams Sherman Hill - 1878
...meet and mix and roar on the plain: loud, rough, and dark in battle meet Lochlin and Inisfail. ... As the troubled noise of the ocean when roll the waves...of the thunder of heaven, —such is the noise of the battle." Had this passage followed "the theoretically best arrangement" throughout, it would have...
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Essays: Moral, Political and Ęsthetic

Herbert Spencer - Essays - 1882 - 418 pages
...meet and mix, and roar on the plain : loud, rough, and dark in battle meet Lochlin and Inisfail. * * * As the troubled noise of the ocean when roll the waves on high ; as th» last peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is noise of the battle." Except in the position of the...
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Essays: Moral, Political and Ęsthetic

Herbert Spencer - Essays - 1882 - 418 pages
...meet and mix, and roar on the plain : lond, rough, and dark in battle meet Lochlin and Inisfail. * * * As the troubled noise of the ocean when roll the waves on high ; as tht last peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is noise of the battle." Except in the position of the...
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The elocutionist, a collection of pieces in prose and verse [by various ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1883
...and 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...the troubled noise of the ocean, when roll the waves OD high, as the last peal of the thunder of heaven; such is the noise of battle. As roll a thousand...
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Essentials of English for Schools, Colleges, and Private Study

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1884 - 314 pages
...is that the modifying expressions shall be so few or so well knit as to be easily understood. Thus: As the troubled noise of the ocean when roll the waves...of the thunder of heaven,— such is the noise of the battle. —Macpherson. The laugh of mirth which vibrates through the heart; the tears which freshen...
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Elocution: Voice, Expression, Gesture for Use in Colleges and Schools and by ...

Sarah Neal Harris - Elocution - 1891 - 188 pages
...Examples. As autumn's dark storms pour from two echoing hills, so toward each other approached the heroes. Steel clanging sounded on steel. Helmets are cleft...of the thunder of heaven, — such is the noise of battle. MONOTONE. 73 For who would bear the whips and scorns of time, The oppressor's wrong, the proud...
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The Philosophy of Style: Together with an Essay on Style

Herbert Spencer, T. H. Wright - Literary style - 1892 - 72 pages
...meet and mix, and roar on the plain : loud, rough, and dark in battle meet Lochlin and Inisfail. ... As the troubled noise of the ocean when roll the waves...as the last peal of the thunder of heaven ; such is noise of the battle." 46. Except in the position of the verb in the first two similes, the theoretically...
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Essays, Scientific, Political, and Speculative, Volume 2

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1892
...plain: loud, rough, and dark in battle meet Lochlin and Inisfail. * * * As the noise of the troubled ocean when roll the waves on high; as the last peal of the thunder of heaven; such is the din of war." Except in the position of the verb in the first two similes, the theoretically best arrangement...
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The Royal Readers

Thomas Nelson Publishers - Books and reading - 1893
...! and lovely are thy children, and lovely are the prints of thy footsteps in the green valleys. 2. Steel clanging sounded on steel Helmets are cleft...peal of the thunder of heaven— such is the noise of battle. 3. Like leaves on trees the life of man is found,— Now green in y<5uth, now withering on...
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