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" His face is without form, and dark. He sighed thrice over the hero : and thrice the winds of the night roared around. "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 179
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1784
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A critical dissertation on the poems of Ossian [by H. Blair].

Hugh Blair - 1763
...fword is a green meteor, half-extin" guifhed. His face is without form, and dark. He Sighed thrice " over the hero: And thrice, the winds of the night roared " around. Many were his words to Ofcar He flowly va" nifhed, like a mift that melts on the funny hill *." To...
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal

1765
...people. His fword is a meteor half-extintinguifhed. His face is without form, and dark. He fighed thrice over the hero : and. thrice the, winds of the night roared around. Many were his words to Ofcar : but they only came by halves to but ears : they were dark as the tales...
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The poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1773
...fword " is a green meteor, half-extinguifhed. His " face is without form, and dark. He fighed " thrice over the hero : And thrice, the winds " of the night roared around. Many were his " words to Ofcar He ftowly vanifhed, like " a mift that melts on the funny hill." To...
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802 - 480 pages
...illuftration. — " His face was without form, and dark," fays Offian, defcribing a ghoft, " the ftars dim twinkled through his form; " thrice he fighed...attention too, that in defcribing inanimate natural objefts, the poet, in order to enliven his defcription, ought always to mix Jiving beings with them....
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

Ossian - 1805
...His sword is a green meteor half extinguished. His face is without form, and dark. He sighed thrice over the hero : and thrice the winds of the night roared around. Many were his words to Oscar. He slowly vanished, like a mist that melts on the sunny " hill." To appearances...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical dissertations

Ossian - 1806
...sword is a green meteor, half" extinguished. His face is without form, and dark. He " sighed thrice over the hero : and thrice, the winds of " the night roared around. Many were his words to " Oscar. He slowly vanished, like a mist that melts on " the sunny hill." To...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - English language - 1809
...Oman, defcribing a ghoft ; " the ftars dim Jtwink" ling through his form ; thrice he fighed over the te hero ; and thrice the winds of the night roared "...attention too, that in defcribing inanimate natural obje&s, the Poet^ in .order to enliven his defcription, ought always to mix living LE c T. beings with...
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Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1811
...dark,"' says Ossian, describing a ghost; "the stars dim twinkling through his form; thrice " he sighed over the hero; and thrice the winds of " the night roared around." JT deserves attention too, that in describing inaminate natural objects, the poet, in order to enliven...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - English language - 1812
...fays Oflian, defcribing a ghoft, ; " the ftars dim ** twinkling through his form ; thrice he fig bed " over the hero ; and thrice the winds of the ." night...attention too, that in defcribing inanimate natural objedls, the Poet, in order to enliven his defcription, ought always to mix living beings with them....
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823
...His sword is a green meteor, half-extinguished. His face is without form, and dark. He sighed thrice over the hero; and thrice the winds of the night roared around. Many were his' words to Oscar.—He slowly vanished, like a mist that melts on the sunny hill." To...
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