James Macpherson

(27 October 1736 – 17 February 1796 / Ruthven, Kingussie, Badenoch, Inverness-Shire, Scotland)

James Macpherson Poems

1. The Six Bards 3/19/2015
2. The Death Of Carthullin 1/1/2004
3. Temora - Book Iv 1/1/2004
4. The Songs Of Selma 1/1/2004
5. The War Of Caros 1/1/2004
6. Temora - Book Vii 1/1/2004
7. Temora - Book V1 1/1/2004
8. The Battle Of Lora 1/1/2004
9. Temora - Book Viii 1/1/2004
10. Lathmon 1/1/2004
11. Temora - Book V 1/1/2004
12. The War Of Inis-Thona 1/1/2004
13. Calthon And Colmal 1/1/2004
14. Conlath And Cuthona 1/1/2004
15. Cathloda — Duan Ii 1/1/2004
16. Carric-Thura 1/1/2004
17. Sul-Malla Of Lumon. 1/1/2004
18. Cathloda — Duan Iii 1/1/2004
19. Berrathah 1/1/2004
20. Temora - Book Iii 1/1/2004
21. Temora - Book I 1/1/2004
22. Fingal - Book Iii 1/1/2004
23. Oithona 1/1/2004
24. Cathlin Of Clutha 1/1/2004
25. Argument 1/1/2004
26. Temora - Book Ii 1/1/2004
27. Dar-Thula 1/1/2004
28. Comala, A Dramatic Poem 1/1/2004
29. Oina-Morul 1/1/2004
30. Fingal - Book Vi 1/1/2004
31. Fingal - Book Iv 1/1/2004
32. Preface To Ossian 1/1/2004
33. Fingal - Book Ii 1/1/2004
34. Fingal - Book V 1/1/2004
35. Croma 1/1/2004
36. Fingal - Book I 1/1/2004
Best Poem of James Macpherson

Fingal - Book I

ARGUMENT.

Cuthullin (general of the Irish tribes, in the minority of Cormac, king of Ireland) sitting alone beneath a tree, at the gate of Tura, a castle of Ulster (the other chiefs having gone on a hunting party to Cromla, a neighboring hill,) is informed of the landing of Swaran, king of Lochlin, by Moran, the son of Fithil, one of his scouts. He convenes the chiefs; a council is held, and disputes run high about giving battle to the enemy. Connal, the petty king of Togorma, and an intimate friend of Cuthullin, was for retreating, till Fingal, king of those Caledonians who inhabited ...

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Temora - Book V

ARGUMENT.

The poet, after a short address to the harp of Cona, describes the arrangement of both armies on either side of the river Lubar. Fingal gives the command to Fillan; but at the same time orders Gaul, the son of Morni, who had been wounded in the hand in the preceding battle, to assist him with his counsel. The army of the Fir-bolg is commanded by Foldath. The general onset is described. the great actions of Fillan. He kills Rothmar and Culmin. But when Fillan conquers in one wing, F

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