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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the Accession of ... - Page 490
by Malcolm Laing - 1804
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Celts - 1773
...the limits of abilities, as well as the boundaries of countries, a Writer may meafure his fuccefs, by the latitude under which he was born. It was to...avoid a part of this inconvenience, that the Author is faid, by fome, who fpeak without any authority, to have afcribed his own produftions to another name....
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson

Ossian - 1790
...the limits of abilities, as well as the boundaries of countries, a writer may meafure his fuccefs, by the latitude under which he was born. It was to...avoid a part of this inconvenience, that the Author is faid, by fome, who fpeak without any authority, to have afcribed his own productions to another another...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1803
...sale of a work. When rivers define the limits of abilities, as well as the boundaries of countries, a writer may measure his success, by the latitude...the case, he was but young in the art of deception. When he placed the Poet in antiquity, the Translator should have been born on this side of the Tweed....
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ...

Ossian - 1805
...sale of a work. When rivers define the limits of abilities, as well as the boundaries of countries, a writer may measure his success by the latitude under...by some, who speak without any authority, to have ascribud his own productions to another name. If this was the case, he was but young in the art of...
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Some of Ossian's Lesser Poems Rendered Into Verse: With a Preliminary ...

James Macpherson, Archibald M'Donald - 1805 - 284 pages
...writer " may measure his success by the latitude " under " under which he was born. It was to " avoid part of this inconvenience that the " author is said by some, who speak with" out any authority, to have ascribed his " own production to another name. If this " was the case,...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical dissertations

Ossian - 1806
...sale of a work. When rivers define the limits of abilities, as well as the boundaries of countries, a writer may measure his success by the latitude under...speak without any authority, to have ascribed his own pro ductions to another name. If this was the case, he was but young in the art of deception. When...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1812
...sale of a work. When rivers define the limits of abilities, as well as the boundaries of countries, a writer may measure his success, by the latitude...that the Author is said, by some, who speak without an; authority, to have ascribed his own productions to another name. If this was the case, he was but...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ...

1845
...boundaries of countries, a writer may measure his success by the ktitude under which he was born. It wu to avoid a part of this inconvenience, that the author...the case, he was but young in the art of deception. When he placed the poet in antiquity, the translator should have been born on this side of the Tweed....
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The Poems of Ossian

Bards and bardism - 1847 - 382 pages
...sale of a -work. When rivers define the limits of abilities, as well as the boundaries of countries, a writer may measure his success, by the latitude...authority, to have ascribed his own productions to another The Poemt of Ossian. j name. If this was the case, he was but young in. the art of deception. When...
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The Poems of Ossian

Bards and bardism - 1847 - 382 pages
...well as the boundaries of countries, a writer may measure his success, by the latitude under which be was born. It was to avoid a part of this inconvenience,...authority, to have ascribed his own productions to another The Poems of Ossinn. J name. If this was the case, he was but young in the art of deception. When he...
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