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" I assisted him in collecting them; and took down from oral tradition, and transcribed from old manuscripts, by far the greatest part of those pieces he has published. Since the publication, I have carefully compared the translation with the copies of... "
Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland Appointed to ... - Page 10
by Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - 1805 - 498 pages
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...Macpherson in his journey through the Highlands, and assisted in collecting the poems of Ossian ; that he took down from oral tradition, and transcribed from...manuscripts, by far the greatest part of those pieces that were published ; that he had since compared the translation with the copies of the originals still...
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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
...journey in search of the poems of Ossian, through the Highlands. I assisted him in collecting them ; and took down from oral tradition, and transcribed...from old manuscripts, by far the, greatest part of tliose pieces he has published. Since the publication, I have carefully compared the translation with...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

Ossian - 1805
...in search of the poems of Ossian ; that he assisted him in collecting them ; that he took down froin oral tradition, and transcribed from old manuscripts, by far the greatest part of those pieces Mr Macpherson has published ; that since the publication, he has carefully compared the translation...
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A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian

Sir John Sinclair - 1806 - 232 pages
...Strathmashie, who accompanied him to the Highlands ; who assisted him in collecting the poems ; who took down from oral tradition, and transcribed from old manuscripts, by far the greater part of the pieces he has published, makes a similar declaration.t Captain Alexander Morison,...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ...

Ossian, sir John Sinclair (1st bart.) - 1807
...declares in his letter to Dr. Blair, dated the 23d October, 1763, f " I assisted him in collecting them, and took down from oral tradition, and transcribed...manuscripts by far the greatest part of those pieces he has * Appendix to Report of the Highland Society, p. 3. t See Letter in Appendix to Report of the Highland...
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The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic, Volume 1

James Macpherson - Bards and bardism - 1807
...Strathmashie, who accompanied him to the Highlands ; who assisted him in collecting the poems; who took down from oral tradition, and transcribed from old manuscripts, by far the greater part of the pieces he has published, makes a similar declaration.-)- Captain Alexander Morison,...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ...

Ossian, sir John Sinclair (1st bart.) - 1807
...Strathmashie, who accompanied him to the Highlands ; who assisted him in collecting the poems ; who took down from oral tradition, and transcribed from old manuscripts, by far the greater part of the pieces he has published, makes a similar declaration^ Captain Alexander Morison,...
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Thoughts on the origin and descent of the Gael: with an account of ..., Volume 6

James Grant - Celtic languages - 1814 - 456 pages
...Highlands. I assisted him in collecting them, " and took down from oral tradition, and trans" cribedfrom old manuscripts, by far the greatest " part of those pieces he has published." — " One " manuscript, in particular, was written as Jar " back as the year 1410, which I saw in Mr...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster

Edinburgh encyclopaedia, David Brewster (sir) - 1830
...journey, in search of the poems of Ossian, through the Highlands. I as* eisted him in collecting them, and took down from oral tradition, and transcribed...find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree, ae to preserve, in some measure, the cadence ot° the Gaelic versification. I need not aver, Sir, that...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 110

1871
...his journey in search of the poems of Ossian, through the Highlands. I assisted in collecting them, and took down from oral tradition, and transcribed from old manuscripts, by far the greater part of those pieces he has published. I have carefully compared the translation, with the...
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