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" Lochiel, beware of the day ! For, dark and despairing, my sight I may seal, But man cannot cover what God would reveal : 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before. "
The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell: Including Poland &c - Page 160
by Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 309 pages
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 344 pages
...Ranald the "'"dauntless, and Moray the proud; All plaided and plumed in their tartan array — Seer. Lochiel, Lochiel, beware of the day ! For, dark and despairing, my sight I may seal, But man can not cover what God would reveal : * The poetic name for Scotland, more particularly the Highlands....
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Heaven: Or An Earnest and Scriptural Inquiry Into the Abode of the Sainted Dead

Henry Harbaugh - 1853 - 314 pages
...popularity which the following sentiment of the poet has gained, shows how well known is this truth — " 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before." Reason does not forbid, on the contrary it encourages us to believe that angels are constantly around...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

1854 - 576 pages
...Clanranald the dauntless, and Moray the proud, All plaided and plumed in their tartan array — Seer. Lochiel ! Lochiel ! beware of the day ! For, dark...seal, But man cannot cover what God would reveal. T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before. I tell...
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The Travels and Adventures of Celebrated Travelers in the Principal ...

Henry Howe - 1854 - 740 pages
...field of the dead rushes red on my sight, And the clans of Calloden are scattered in fight. * * » * * 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before. 1 tell thee, Culloden's dread echoes shall ring, With the bloodhounds that bark for thy fugitive king....
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Selections from the Writings ...

Rev. Sidney Smith - 1854 - 296 pages
...the poem was written : — " Lochiel ! Lochiel ! though my eyes I should seal, Man cannot keep secret what God would reveal. 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And the coming events cast their shadows before." Now this comparison of the dark uncertain sort of prescience...
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Cyclopædia of Literary and Scientific Anecdote: Illustrations of the ...

William Keddie - 1854 - 400 pages
...following anecdote is preserved respecting the well-known couplet in " Lochiel": — " 'Tis the aunse'tof life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before." The happy thought first presented itself to his mind during a visit at Minto. He had gone early to...
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The American First-class Book, Or Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - 1855 - 530 pages
...Clan-Ranald the dauntless, and Moray the proud ; All plaided and plumed in their tartan array rSeer. Lochiel, Lochiel, beware of the day ! For, dark and...may seal, But man cannot cover what God would reveal : 'T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before. I tell...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, Page 10, Volume 2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1855 - 434 pages
...best pugilists, who little dream that they are talking the purest Tuscan. THE PKOPHECY OF DANTE. ' 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before." CAMPBELL. PREFACE. IN the course of a visit to the city of Ravenna in the summer of 18l9, it was suggested...
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History of Europe from the Fall of Napoleon in MDCCCXV to the ..., Volume 1

Archibald Alison - 1855 - 488 pages
...images, or conveyed a beautiful idea in more -pure and striking metaphor. His well-known image — " 'Tie the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events cast their shadows before" — is perhaps the most perfect and unmixed metaphor in the English language. His genius was brilliant,...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and ..., Volumes 46-47

1855 - 1226 pages
...lines used by Tom Campbell's Highland seer, as highly appropriate to the venerable Corsican mother : " 'Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, And coming events oast their shadows before." But, it is to he observed that Madame Mere had the young Napoleon always...
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