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Preface To Ossian
James Macpherson
WITHOUT increasing his genius, the author may have improved his language, in the eleven years that the following poems have been in the hands of th...Rate it:

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Ossian’s Grave
Robinson Jeffers
PREHISTORIC MONUMENT NEAR CUSHENDALL IN ANTRIM Steep up in Lubitavish townland stands A ring of great stones like fangs, the shafts of the stones G...Rate it:

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Written In A Blank Leaf Of Macpherson's Ossian
William Wordsworth
OFT have I caught, upon a fitful breeze, Fragments of far-off melodies, With ear not coveting the whole, A part so charmed the pensive soul. While ...Rate it:

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Imitated From Ossian
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The stream with languid murmur creeps, In Lumin's flowery vale: Beneath the dew the Lily weeps Slow-waving to the gale. 'Cease, restless gale! 'it...Rate it:

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Preface to Hunting of the Snark
Lewis Carroll
PREFACE If---and the thing is wildly possible---the charge of writing nonsense were ever brought against the author of this brief but inst...Rate it:

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A Preface
Rudyard Kipling
To all to whom this little book may come-- Health for yourselves and those you hold most dear! Content abroad, and happiness at home, And--one gran...Rate it:

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Evangeline: Preface
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
THIS is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like...Rate it:

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In Memoriam A. H. H.: Preface
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Strong Son of God, immortal Love, Whom we, that have not seen thy face, By faith, and faith alone, embrace, Believing where we cannot prove; Thine ...Rate it:

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Ode I: The Preface
Mark Akenside
I. On yonder verdant hilloc laid, Where oaks and elms, a friendly shade, O'erlook the falling stream, O master of the Latin lyre, Awhile with thee ...Rate it:

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Preface
Wilfred Owen
This book is not about heroes. English Poetry is not yet fit to speak of them. Nor is it about deeds or lands, nor anything about glory, honour, do...Rate it:

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Preface to God's Determinations Touching His Elect
Edward Taylor
Infinity, when all things it beheld In Nothing, and of Nothing all did build, Upon what base was fixed the lath wherein He turned this globe and ri...Rate it:

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Preface: Old Gosh Rhyme
Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Let him who is minded to meet with a Glug Pluck three hardy hairs from a rabbit-skin rug; Blow one to the South, and one to the West, Then burn ano...Rate it:

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The Preface
Edward Taylor
Infinity, when all things it beheld In Nothing, and of Nothing all did build, Upon what Base was fixt the Lath wherein He turn’d this Globe, and ri...Rate it:

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Croma
James Macpherson
Malvina, the daughter of Toscar, is overheard by Ossian lamenting the death of Oscar her lover. Ossian, to divert her grief, relates his own action...Rate it:

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Conlath And Cuthona
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. Conlath was the youngest of Morni's sons, and brother to the celebrated Gaul. He was in love with Cuthona, the daughter of Rumar, when ...Rate it:

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Temora - Book V1
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT This book opens with a speech of Fingal, who sees Cathmor descending to the assistance of his flying army. The king despatches Ossian to...Rate it:

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Calthon And Colmal
James Macpherson
This piece, as many more of Ossian's compositions, is addressed to one of the first Christian missionaries. The story of the poem is handed down by...Rate it:

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Sul-Malla Of Lumon.
James Macpherson
This poem, which, properly speaking, is a continuation of the last, opens with an address to Sul-malla, the daughter of the king of Inis-huna, whom...Rate it:

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Temora - Book II
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. This book opens, we may suppose, about midnight, with a soliloquy of Ossian, who had retired from the rest of the army, to mourn for hi...Rate it:

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Berrathah
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. Fingal, in his voyage to Lochlin, whither he had been invited by Starno, the father of Agandecca, touched at Berrathon an island of Sca...Rate it:

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Fingal - Book IV
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. The action of the poem being suspended by night, Ossian takes the opportunity to relate his own actions at the lake of Lego, and his co...Rate it:

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Oina-Morul
James Macpherson
After an address to Malvina, the daughter of Toscar, Ossian proceeds to relate his own expedition to Fuärfed, an island of Scandinavia. Mal-orchol,...Rate it:

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Cathlin Of Clutha
James Macpherson
An address to Malvina, the daughter of Toscar. The poet relates the arrival of Cathlin in Selma, to solicit aid against Duth-carmor of Cluba, who...Rate it:

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The War Of Caros
James Macpherson
Caros is probably the noted usurper Carausius, by birth a Menapran, who assumed the purple in the year 284; and, seizing on Britain, defeated the e...Rate it:

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Fingal - Book V
James Macpherson
ARGUMENT. Cuthullin and Connal still remain on the hill. Fingal and Swaran meet: the combat is described. Swaran is overcome, bound, and delivere...Rate it:

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