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" By the dark rolling waves of Lego they raised the hero's tomb. Luath,* at a distance lies. The song of bards rose over the dead. Elest f be thy soul, son of Semo ! Thou wert mighty in battle. Thy strength was like the strength of a stream : thy speed... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 373
by Ossian - 1807
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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885 - 708 pages
...The song of bards rose over the dead: 'Blest be thy soul, son of Semo! Thou wert mighty in battlo. f mulled wine ready to our hand at the Blest be thy soul, son of Semo, carborne chief of Dunscai! Thou hast not fallen by the sword of the...
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James Macpherson: An Episode in Literature

John Semple Smart - Bards and bardism in literature - 1905 - 224 pages
...read,—" His spear never returned unstained with blood : nor his bow from the strife of the mighty. . . . Thy strength was like the strength of a stream : thy speed like the eagle's wing." Is it necessary to mention the original ? Macpherson has done so, and has quoted it,—" From the blood...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...Luath at a distance lies. The song of bards rose over the dead. " Blest be thy soul, son of Semo ! Thou wert mighty in battle. Thy strength was like...terrible; the steps of death were behind thy sword. Blest be thy soul, son of Semo, car-borne chief of Dunscaith ! Thou hast not fallen by the sword of...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...tomb. Luath at a distance lies. The song of bards rose over the dead. "Blest be thy soul, son of Semo! Thou wert mighty in battle. Thy strength was like...terrible ; the steps of death were behind thy sword. Blest be thy soul, son of Semo, car-borne chief of Dunscaith ! Thou hast not fallen by the sword of...
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