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Music of the Waters.                87
" When high are the bellying sails, Over the ridges of the proud ocean, And numerous waves are spouting beneath the keel, And numerous, &c."
" Great is my love to thee, Though I will not make a display of it, Son of the man with whom the Brealseans would rise
in arms, Son of, &c."
" Beloved of the women of Loch Treig And Strath Ossian of pleasant meadows, Who have badgers and deer in their pantries, Who, &c."
u A band would arise with thee from Troy, With the bent yew on their shoulders, And from the cold hills of Caruna, lairge ; And from, &c."
" Another tribe of the Clan, The clan Tain from Mnin (the anvil), They are the men that would go into the conflict
fearlessly, Who go into the conflict fearlessly."
" Many a youthful hero, With the quiver behind his shield, Will come to thee from the wings of Mel-Na-larig, Will, &c."
" That would answer thy call ; Without fear, without ailment,
When thou raisest the fiery cross for deeds illustrious, When, &c."
Doubtless many of the peculiarities of this song, of which there are a variety, will be known to students of Ossian. For the general reading public, I am unable to offer any







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