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It seems to have been well known to those, who sailed on that sea, which divides
Ireland from South Britain. As the course of Ossian was along the coast of Inis-
buna, he mentions with propriety, that star which directed the voyage of the
White is her arm behind, as slow she bends * The expedition of Ossian to Inis-
huna happened a short time before Fingal passed over into Ireland, to dethrone
Cairbar the son of Borbar-duthul. Cathmor, the brother of Cairbar, was aiding ...
We find the latter very different in their customs and superstitions from the nations
of Britain and Ireland. The Scandinavian manners are remarkably barbarous and
fierce, and seem to mark out a nation much less advanced in a state of ...
... Britain and Ireland, were very numerous, and performed under such a
character, and at such times, as gave him an opportunity to mark the undisguised
manners of mankind. War and an active life, as they call forth, by turns, all the
powers of ...
ARGUMENT TO BOOK I. Cuthullin (general of the Irish tribes, in the minority of
Cor- mac, 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, ...
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The authenticity of Macpherson’s collection was already controversially judged, when it came, translated in several European languages, to the continent. The author was said having written the poems ... Read full review