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" Yit he was bot of tender youth ; Bot eftir he grewe mekle at fouth, Ellevyne ell wyde met was his mouth, His teith was tene myle sqwaire. He wald apone his tais stand... "
The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic - Page xxvi
by James Macpherson - 1807
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1807
...the devil and gart him yowll " The skyis rained when he wald scowll, " And trublit all the air : " He gat my grandschir Gog Magog ; " Ay when he dansit...alludes to the contest between Fingal and the Spirit of Ixjda, in the celebrated poem ofCarricthura: and that learned judge, whose taste and critical acumen...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

1807
...•' virum, ea tempeslate apud nostros vixisse, et tanquam ex " veterum gigantum stirpe exortum." " He gat my grandschir Gog Magog ; " Ay when he dansit the warld wald schog ; " Five thousand ellis yeifl in his frog, " Of hieland pladdis of hair."* The ingenious Lord Hailes remarks, that the above...
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JAMES MACPHERSON

BAILEY SAUNDERS - 1894
...dang the devil and gart him yowll, The skyis rained when he wald scowll And trublit all the air. " He gat my grandschir Gog Magog, Ay when he dansit...ellis yeid in his frog Of hieland pladdis of hair." Still more valuable evidence of the widespread existence of this poetry is at hand in The Dean of Lismore's...
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James Macpherson: An Episode in Literature

John Semple Smart - Bards and bardism in literature - 1905 - 224 pages
...skyis ranyd quhen he wald scowle, He trublit all the air : He gat my grantschir Gog Magog ; Ay quhen he dansit, the warld wald schog ; Five thousand ellis yeid in his frog Of Hieland pladdis, and mair." But how was it that Finn " dang the devill, and gart him yowle" ? All tradition is silent...
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Papers, Volume 2

Gaelic Society of Glasgow - Scotland - 1894
...and gart him yowll, The skyis rained when he wald scoull, He trublit all the air : He got my grandsyr Gog Magog ; Ay when he dansit the warld wald schog ; Five thousand ellis gaed till his frog, Of Hieland pladdis, and mair." The world shook when Fionn danced ! Martin, in his...
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