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" If on the heath she moved, her breast was whiter than the down of Cana; If on the sea-beat shore, than the foam of the rolling ocean. Her eyes were two stars of light. Her face was heaven's bow in showers. Her dark hair flowed round it, like the streaming... "
The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the Accession of ... - Page 442
by Malcolm Laing - 1804
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Manual of English Literature: Era of Expansion, 1750-1850. Its ...

John Macmillan Brown - English literature - 1894 - 406 pages
...thou fadest on my soul " ; " If on the heath she moved, her breast was whiter than the down of Cana, if on the sea-beat shore, than the foam of the rolling...bow in showers. Her dark hair flowed round it like the streaming clouds. Thou wert the dweller of souls, white-handed Strinadona ! " ; " Like a ridge...
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The Scottish Chiefs

Jane Porter - Scotland - 1895 - 722 pages
...could dictate. " If on the heath she moved, her breast was whiter than the down of Cana; If on tho sea-beat shore, than the foam of the rolling ocean....was heaven's bow in showers ; Her dark hair flowed around it, like the streaming clouds. Thou wert the dweller of souls, white-handed Strinadona." Wallace...
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Loyal Lochaber and Its Associations Historical, Genealogical, and Traditionary

William Drummond Norie - Lochaber (Scotland) - 1898 - 487 pages
...of the simile — " If on the heath she moved, her breast was whiter than the down of Cana ; . . . Her eyes were two stars of light ; her face was heaven's...wert the dweller of souls, white-handed Strina-dona ! " Following the road a short distance farther, we come to the cultivated land belonging to the farm...
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The College Folio, Volume 8

Women's colleges - 1899
...Rurmar, and Colnadona. The maidens are "white as the driven snow," "fail- as a sunbeam;" Strinadona's "eyes were two stars of light. Her face was heaven's...bow in showers. Her dark hair flowed round it like the streaming clouds." The men were "like the thunder of heaven in battle, fleet as the eve of the...
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Der Stil des Macphersonschen Ossian

Walther Drechsler - 1904 - 82 pages
...bind over with ice III, 52. If on the heath she moved, her breast was whiter than the down of Cana; if on the sea-beat shore, than the foam of the rolling ocean III, 198. Terrible was the gleam of the steel: it was like the green meteor of death, setting in the...
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The Scottish Chiefs

Jane Porter - Digital images - 1921 - 503 pages
...her memory could dictate : If on the heath she moved, her breast was whiter than the down of Cana ; If on the sea-beat shore, than the foam of the rolling...were two stars of light; her face was heaven's bow in shower; Her dark hair flowed around it like the streaming clouds. Thou wert the dweller of souls, white-handed...
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Eighteenth Century English Romantic Poetry: (up Till the Publication of the ...

Eric Partridge - English poetry - 1924 - 260 pages
...figure. Figurative language predominates. In "Cnth-Loda", a lovely maiden is pictured in the words : "Her eyes were two stars of light. Her face was heaven's...bow in showers. Her dark hair flowed round it, like the streaming clouds. Thou wert the dweller of souls, white-handed Slrin-dona" ; compare this passage...
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