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Fingal, an ancient epic poem, in six books

together with several other poems, composed by Ossian the son of Fingal.

by James Macpherson

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Published by printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ossian, 3rd cent.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the Galic language, by James Macpherson..
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16], xvi, 270, [2] p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23299683M

    The thin-maned, high-headed, strong-hoofed fleet-bounding son of the hill: His name is Dusronnal, among the stormy sons of the sword! Pale, empty is thy Crugal now! Morgan Llywelyn 's book Finn Mac Cool tells of Fionn's rise to leader of the Fianna and the love stories that ensue in his life. Where art thou, O my love? Who but Fingal, king of Selma of storms?

    Connal, son of Colgar, is there, and Carril of other times. In Newfoundlandand some parts of Nova Scotia"Fingal's Rising" is spoken of in a distinct nationalistic sense. Let the sons of Fiona rise, on the lone plains of her lovely Ardan. I see the ships of the north! The army of Cuthullin is descried at a distance by Swaran, who sent the son of Arno to observe the motions of the enemy, while he himself ranged his forces in order of battle. But where are my friends in battle?

    She was covered with the light of beauty, but her heart was the house of pride. The steeds, that like wreaths of mist fly over the streamy vales! Sifadda bathed his hoof in blood. Tall and fair, he was like the rain-bow of heaven.


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Fingal, an ancient epic poem, in six books book

Macpherson's manuscript Gaelic "originals" were published posthumously in ; [4] Ludwig Christian Stern was sure they were in fact back-translations from his English version.

Many the heroes of the sea-borne Swaran! From the field he came in his blood. She fell, like a wreath an ancient epic poem snow, which slides from the rocks of Ronan; when the woods are still, and echo deepens in the vale!

I see the ships of the north! It is then we find them in the circle of stones, and unheeded by the world. His deer drunk of a thousand streams. Many are the anxious eyes of their friends, as they see them dim on the heath. Let my warriors rise to the sound in the midst of the battles of Erin.

The bard shall preserve their names, and send them down to future times! Darts rush along the sky. The precepts of their religion were confined to a few, and were not much attended to by a people inured to war.

High was his branchy head-and fleet his feet of wind. A deer appears on Mora's brow. Curach fell by his hand, Cairbar of the bossy shield! She mourned him in the field of blood, but still she hoped for his return.

Cairbar, she is fallen, the rising thought of thy youth! Many, chief of heroes! He spread her fair locks on the ground! The bards who were originally the disciples of the Druids, had their minds opened, and their ideas enlarged, by being initiated in the learning of that celebrated order.

Bend thy knee, O Eth! Fingal would shun his arm, the first of mortal men! She dresses her husband as a baby, and he hides in a cradle; then she makes a batch of griddle-cakes, hiding griddle-irons in some. She mourned him in the field of blood, but still she hoped for his return.

They have not, however, thrown off the good qualities of their ancestors. This dispute is still extant, and is couched in verse, according to the custom of the times.

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James Macpherson & Ossian The Dean of Lismore's book; a selection of ancient Gaelic poetry from a manuscript collection made by Sir James M'Gregor, dean of Lismore, in the beginning of the sixteenth Fingal, an ancient epic poem, in six books: together with several other poems, composed by Ossian the son of Fingal.

Tr. from the Galic. ebook version of Fingal: an ancient epic poem, in six books: together with several other poems, composed by Ossian the son of Fingal. Translated from the Galic language, by James Macpherson. The Fingal of Ossian: an ancient epic poem in six books / translated from the original Galic language, by James MacPherson and now rendered into heroic verse by Ewen Cameron.

Printing Location not listed: Warrington: Printed by W. Eyres, —. The poems of Ossian: the son of Fingal / translated by James Macpherson.

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