The oaks of the mountains fall; the mountains themselves decay with years; the ocean shrinks and grows again; the moon herself is lost in heaven; bat thou art for ever the same, rejoicing in the brightness of thy course. When the world is dark with tempests,... The Poems of Ossian - Page 2611810Full view
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Wolf Gerhard Schmidt - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 1417 pages
...themselves decay with years; the ocean shrinks and grows again: the moon herself is lost in heaven; but thou art for ever the same; rejoicing in the brightness...tempests; when thunder rolls, and lightning flies; thou lockest in thy beauty, from the clouds, and laughest at the storm.°0 I ^ Doch in Macphersons Ossian...