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" ... the spirit and force of the original ; and that, besides injuring them by translation, he apprehended they would be very ill /relished by the public as so very different from the strain of modern ideas, and of modern, connected, and polished poetry. "
Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland Appointed to ... - Page 59
by Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - 1805 - 498 pages
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Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland, Appointed to ...

Highland Society of Scotland, Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - Literary forgeries and mystifications - 1805 - 498 pages
...extremely reluctant and averse to comply with my request, saying, that no translation of his could do justice to the spirit and force of the original...was not till after much and repeated importunity on .?y part, and representing to him the injustice he would do to his native country by keeping concealed...
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Essay on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian: In which the Objections of ...

Patrick Graham, William Richardson - 1807 - 471 pages
...reluc" tant and averse to comply with his request; " saying, that no translation could do jus" tice to the spirit and force of the original; " and that, besides injuring them by transla" tion, he apprehended, that they would be " very ill .relished by the public, as so very "...
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A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans, Volume 1

James Browne - Clans - 1838
...informs us that Macpherson was extremely reluctant and averse to comply with his request, saying, that no translation of his coidd do justice to the spirit...besides injuring them by translation, he apprehended that they would be very ill relished by the public as being so different from the strain of modern...
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A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans, Volume 1

James Browne - Clans - 1843
...extremely reluctant and averse to comply with his request, saying, that no translation of his could do justice to the spirit and force of the original...besides injuring them by translation, he apprehended that they would be very ill relished by the public as being so different from the strain of modern...
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The Scottish Nation: Or The Surnames, Families, Literature ..., Volume 3

Heraldry - 1863
...Macpherson was extremely reluctant to comply with his request, saying that no translation of his could do justice to the spirit and force of the original, and that they were so different from the style of modern poetiy that he was afraid they would not take with...
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Ossianic Controversy: A Lecture Delivered to the Greenock Highland Society

John M'Pherson (of Gaelic Parish.) - 1873 - 15 pages
...undertake this task, declaring, what every Highlander knows to be true, that " no translation of his could do justice to the spirit and force of the original;...besides injuring them by translation, he apprehended that they would be very ill relished by the public, as being so very different from the strain of modern...
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JAMES MACPHERSON

BAILEY SAUNDERS - 1894
...was e^remel^ relug^t and averse to complying witt my request, saying that no translation of his could do justice to the spirit and force of the original...besides injuring them by translation, he apprehended that they would be very ill relished by the public, as so very different from the strain of modern...
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