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" The ghoft comes mounted on a meteor, and furrounds twice or thrice the place deftined for the perfon to die; and then goes along the road through which the funeral is to pafs, fhrieking at intervals; at laft, the meteor and ghoft difappear above the burial... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 360
by Ossian - 1807
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1765 - 460 pages
...the ancient Scots, that a ghoft was heard {hrieking near the place where a death was to happen foon after. The accounts given, to this day, among the...this extraordinary matter, are very poetical. The ghoft comes mounted on a meteor, and furrounds twice or thrice the place deftined for the perfon to...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Celts - 1773
...the ancient Scots, that a ghoij was heard fhrieking near the place where a death was to happen foon after. The accounts given, to this day, among the vulgar, of this extraordinary matter, are very poetlcal. The ghoft comes mounted on a meteor, and furrounds twice or thrice the place deftined for...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Celts - 1784 - 404 pages
...Scots, that a ghoft was heard fhrieking near the place where a death was to happen foon after. Ttie accounts given, to this day, among the vulgar, of this extraordinary matter, are very poetical. The ghoft comes mounted on a meteor, and furrounds twice or thrice the place deftined for the perfon to...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1790
...the ancient Scots, that a ghoft was heard fhrieking near the place where a death was to happen foon after. The accounts given, to this day, among the...this extraordinary matter, are very poetical. The gfcoft comes mounted on a meteor, and furrounds twice or thrice the place deftined for the perfon to...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson, Volume 1

Ossian - 1790
...clouds : And far diftant, in the dark filence of Lena, the feeble voices of death were faintly heard. to this day, among the vulgar, of this extraordinary matter, are very poetical. The ghoft: comes mounted on a meteor, and furrounds twice or thrice the place deftined for the perfon to...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson, Volume 2

Ossian - 1801
...the ancient Scots, (hat a ghoft was heard fhrieking near the place where a death -was to happen foon after. The accounts given, to this day, among the vulgar, of this extraordinary Matter, are verypoetical. The ghoft comes mounted on a meteor , and lurrounds twice or thrice the place deftined...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

Bards and bardism - 1803
...of the ancient Scots, that a ghost was heard shrieking near the place where a death was to hap-- pen soon after. The accounts given, to this day, among...this extraordinary matter, are very poetical. The gliost comes mounted on a meteor, and surrounds twice or thrice the place destined for the person to...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical ..., Volume 2

Ossian - 1806
...clouds : And far distant, in the dark silence of Lena, the feeble voices of death were faintly heard. * It was long the opinion of the ancient Scots, that...the place destined for the person to die ; and then goei along the road through which the funeral is to pass, shrieking at intervals ; at hi-t, the meteor...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Hugh Campbell - Celts - 1822 - 700 pages
...the lately dead were near, • The Isle of Sky, of which Cuthullin's father was King or Chief. C. / t It was long the opinion of the ancient Scots, that...mounted on a meteor, and surrounds twice or thrice a place destined for the person to die ; and then goes along the road through which the funeral is...
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The Panorama of Science: Or, a Guide to Knowledge

George Grant - Knowledge and learning - 1849 - 320 pages
...sure forerunners of death. " The account," says Mr. M'Pherson, " given to this day by the ignorant, is very poetical. The ghost comes mounted on a meteor, and surrounds twice or thrice the house destined for the person to die in, and then goes along the road through which the burial is to...
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