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Page 54 - In varied tone prolong'd and high, That mocks the organ's melody. Nor doth its entrance front in vain To old lona's holy fane, That Nature's voice might seem to say, " Well hast thou done, frail Child of clay ! Thy humble powers that stately shrine Task'd high and hard — but witness mine!
Page 54 - By skill of earthly architect, Nature herself, it seem'd, would raise A Minster to her Maker's praise! Not for a meaner use ascend Her columns, or her arches bend: Nor of a theme less solemn tells That mighty surge that ebbs and swells. And still, between each awful pause, From the high vault an answer draws, In varied tone prolong'd and high, That mocks the organ's melody.
Page 81 - Then he received his forefathers' sword, or some other sword, signifying that his duty was to protect and defend them from the incursions of their enemies in peace or war, as the obligations and customs of his predecessors were. The ceremony being over, mass was said after the blessing of the bishop and seven priests, the people pouring their prayer for the success and prosperity of their new created lord. When they were dismissed, the Lord of the Isles feasted them for a week thereafter ; gave liberally...
Page 81 - He was clothed in a white habit, to show his innocence and integrity of heart, that he would be a light to his people and maintain the true religion. The white apparel did afterwards belong to the poet by right.
Page 54 - Merrily, merrily goes the bark On a breeze from the northward free, So shoots through the morning sky the lark, Or the swan through the summer sea. The shores of Mull on the eastward lay, And Ulva dark and Colonsay, And all the group of islets gay That guard famed Staffa round.
Page 43 - AMONG the heathy hills and ragged woods The roaring Fyers pours his mossy floods, Till full he dashes on the rocky mounds, Where, thro' a shapeless breach, his stream resounds. As high in air the bursting torrents flow, As 'deep recoiling surges foam below, Prone down the rock the whitening sheet descends, And viewless Echo's ear astonished rends. Dim-seen, thro...
Page 37 - Alastair, his successor and representative, in the year of our Lord, 1812. The heads of the seven murderers were presented at the feet of the noble Chief in Glengarry Castle, after having been washed in this Spring ; and ever since that event, which took place early in the sixteenth century, it has been known by the name of 'Tobar-nan-Ceann,
Page 44 - tis far too oft observed, That man is chased away and game preserved ; Glen Urquhart is to me a lovelier glen — Here deer and grouse have not supplanted men.
Page 43 - Where, thro' a shapeless breach, his stream resounds; As high in air the bursting torrents flow, As deep recoiling surges foam below, Prone down the rock the whitening sheet descends, And viewless Echo's ear, astonished, rends. Dim-seen, thro' rising mists, and ceaseless show'rs, The hoary cavern, wide-surrounding, low'rs. Still, thro...