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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. But thou... "
History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the Concluding of ... - Page 150
by William Belsham - 1806
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...and the stars hide themselves in the sky : The moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave, but thou thyself movest alone : who can be a companion of thy course ? The oaks of the mountain fall ; the mountains themselves decay with years ; the ocean shrinks, and grows again ; the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 31

English literature - 1803
...the stars hide themselves in the " sky : The moon, cold and pale, sinks in the wesvl tern wave, but thou thyself movest alone : Who '• can be a companion of thy course ? The oaks of i; the mountain fall ; the mountains themselves decay " with years ; the ocean shrinks, and grows again...
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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the ..., Volume 4

Malcolm Laing - Scotland - 1804
...Ossian's sphere of observation, as the earthquakes that " shake green Erin " from side to side." — " The ocean shrinks and grows *' again ; the moon herself is lost in heaven i but thou art for " ever the same ; rejoicing in the strength of thy course. " But to Ossian thou...
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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the ..., Volume 4

Malcolm Laing - Scotland - 1804
...everlasting, could have no conception of its creation, nor a suspicion from whence it proceeded. " The oaks of the mountains fall ; the " mountains themselves decay with years," is a philosophical or scriptural allusion, as remote from Ossian's sphere of observation, as the earthquakes...
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Some of Ossian's Lesser Poems Rendered Into Verse: With a Preliminary ...

James Macpherson, Archibald M'Donald - 1805 - 284 pages
...who can be a companion in thy " course! the oaks of the mountains fall: the mountains theui" selves decay with years; the ocean shrinks and grows again...herself is lost in heaven; but thou art for ever the *' find, that he, like all other translators, has " omitted several particularising circumstances "...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...from the clouds, and laughest'at the storm." But the variations of imagery require also a comment. " The oaks of the mountains fall; the mountains themselves decay with years ;" is a scriptural alteration of Fingal, iii. ". " The oaks resound on their mountains, and the rocks...
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The British Essayists;: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...and the stars hide themselves in the sky : The moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave, but thou thyself movest alone : who can be a companion of thy course ? The oaks of the mountain fall ; the mountains themselves decay with years ; the ocean shrinks, and grows again ; the...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1810
...beauty; the stars hide themselves in the sky; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave; but thou thyself movest alone. Who can be a companion...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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...themselves in the sk)-; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western wave. But thou thyself movest above ; who can be a companion of thy course ? The oaks of...fall; the mountains themselves decay with years ; the t>cean shrinks and grows again; the moon herself is lost in the heavens ; but thou art for ever the*same,...
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St. Michael's mount in Cornwall, a poem

Thomas Hogg - 1811
...hide themselves in the sky ; the moon, cold and pale, sinks in the western teave ;— the oaktqfthe mountains fall : the mountains themselves decay with...shrinks and grows again: the moon herself is lost in the heavens : bt thou art for ever the same.-—f^hen the world is dark with tempests; when thunder...
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