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" O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers ! Whence are thy beams, O sun ! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty ; the stars hide themselves in the sky ; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave. "
The Poems of Ossian - Page 98
1812
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...with tidings of his near approach. Here I must sit alone. From CARTHON OSSIAN'S ADDRESS TO THE SUN 0 ed one immortal song. But wild Ambition loves to slide, not stand, And Fortune's 0 sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty; the stars hide themselves in...
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The Influence of Milton on English Poetry, Volume 1

Raymond Dexter Havens - English poetry - 1922 - 722 pages
...the roaring winds." b — "A thousand swords, at once unsheathed, gleam on the waving heath." 6 — "O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers! Whence are thy beams, 0 sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty; the stars hide themselves in...
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The Rise of Modern Mythology, 1680-1860

Burton Feldman, Robert D. Richardson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 564 pages
...fathers! Whence are thy heams, O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth in thy awful heauty; and the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave; hut thou thyself movest alone. Who can he a companion of thy course? The oaks of the mountains fall;...
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Walt Whitman: The Contemporary Reviews

Kenneth M. Price - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 356 pages
...the verses. The interest of the comparison will be found to extend beyond the matter of form: OSSIAN. O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of...sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western way; but thou thyself movest alone. WALT WHITMAN. Thou orb aloft full-dazzling, thou hot October noon!...
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From Gaelic to Romantic: Ossianic Translations

Fiona Stafford, Fiona J. Stafford, Howard Gaskill - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 264 pages
...Macpherson's Ossian addresses the sun in "Carthon", the dawn is an image of neither hope nor rebirth: Whence are thy beams, O sun! thy everlasting light? Thou comest forth, in thy awful beauty, and the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave. But thou...
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Louisa May Alcott: A Biography : with an Introduction to the New Edition

Madeleine B. Stern - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 422 pages
...appeared a second time, charging forward with a shield to utter in bloodcurdling accents Ossian's lines, "O thou that rollest above, round as the shield of my fathers." Finally Louy topped the festivities with the recitation of "Geehale — An Indian Lament," and the...
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The Rise of Modern Mythology, 1680-1860

Burton Feldman, Estate of Margaret M Feldman Burton Feldman, Robert D. Richardson, Richard D. Richardson - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 564 pages
...forgot his wound? And flies he on the clouds with thee? — I feel 210 James Macpherson [1736-1796] the sun, O Malvina! leave me to my rest. Perhaps they...everlasting light? Thou comest forth in thy awful beauty; and the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave; but thou...
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