Òran na Cloiche

Poem by Donald MacIntyre; arranged by Kathleen MacInnes, and Iain MacDonald. Òran na Cloiche A' Chlach a bha mo sheanmhair 'S mo sheanair oirre seanchas Air tilleadh mar a dh'fhalbh i Mo ghalghad a' Chlach 'S gur coma leam i 'n Cearrara An Calasraid no 'n Calbhaigh Cho fad' 's a tha i 'n Albainn …

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The Lay of the Last Minstrel; canto Third

The Lay of the Last Minstrel  by Sir Walter Scott Canto Third I And said I that my limbs were old, And said I that my blood was cold, And that my kindly fire was fled, And my poor wither'd heart was dead, And that I might not sing of love -- How could I …

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The Lay of the Last Minstrel; index and introduction. A poem by Sir Walter Scott

Below is the first part of a poem that I have loved since childhood. It is a tale of magic and chivalry, and knightly feuds, wicked fae, wizardry, and all of which encompassed within the last recital of an old tale by a Bard who believes himself the last of his kind. The ending is …

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