The Harp Of Erin A Book Of Ballad Poetry And Of Native Song

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Description : This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...Clann Sigir the Bold! Stood the Old Chieftain there, first on the vanward prow; Flashed his glad eyes 'neath his brave, rugged sunward brow--Terrors of Tyranny! lightning-like onward, now Bound the wave-horses of Sigir the Bold! Chasing the sun, and yet on toward the "rcUhey brightening Sea. Brim of the Sou'-West sea, flashing and lightening, Broad is their furrow trails, turbidly whitening, After the keen ploughs of Siger the Bold! Many the broad bars of day-time and darkening Through which they bore their hopes, strong and unstarkening; Many's the billow-r, ank saw them, and hearkening, Bowed to their ocean-king, Sigir the Bold! m.. Till, at last, they came crashing and thunu oTthe derous Gaulish0 Down upon Gaul--the terror was wondrous! nobles. Despots wept, despots cried--" Open, Earth!--under us--Yonder the Crown-Trampler, Sigir the Bold!" Ho, but the Serf grew pale, not tho' with mournfulness; Them he had long prayed for, with a deep yearnfulness; Him they were saviours to--him, without sternfulness, Freed The Deliverer, Sigir the Bold! Few of the feudal chiefs e'er thought their track a gain, Rich was the spoil they bore to their ships back again, Loud was their laughter-shout--" Sails are a-slack again, " Dart forth ye serpents of Sigir the Bold!" The intermediate verses, which, for want of space in a small compilation like this, we are obliged to omit, but which it is to be hoped will shortly be accessible in a collected edition of the author's works, record: --How they went West--How they spoil the Spanish castles--How they met with Eog'an the Brilliant--How the voice of Eog'an for single combat--How the Vikings make friends with the Exile; and continues to--_., Till at the last, they saw, gleaming and glimmering, 7 g S...


The Athenaeum

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The Cambridge History Of English Literature The Nineteenth Century Iii

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The Cambridge History Of English Literature

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The Poets Of Ireland

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Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue

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Bibliotheca Americana Catalogue Of American Publications Including Reprints And Original Works From 1820 To Jan 1861

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