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" I received the favour of your letter, dated yesterday ; and I am sorry the gentlemen should think of giving themselves the trouble of waiting upon me, as a ceremony of that kind is altogether superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise... "
The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic - Page 11
by James Macpherson - 1807
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A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian

Sir John Sinclair - 1806 - 232 pages
...superfluous and unnecessary, I shall adhere to the promise I made several years ago, to a deputation of the same kind ; that is, to employ my first leisure...the originals of the Poems of Ossian, as they have corne to my hands. Funds having been established for the expence, there can be no excuse, but want...
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The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic, Volume 1

James Macpherson - Bards and bardism - 1807
...the Committee, on that occasion, is couched in the following terms : — Norfolk-street, 4th July, 1784. " I received the favour of your letter dated...poems of Ossian, " AS THEY HAVE COME TO MY HANDS.* " Funds having been established for the expense, " there can be no excuse but want of leisure, for...
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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
...gentlemen should " think of giving themselves the trouble of waiting " upon me, as a ceremony ofthat kind is altogether " superfluous and unnecessary....poems of Ossian, " AS THEY HAVE COME TO MY HANDS.* " Funds having been established for the expense, " there can be no excuse but want of leisure, for...
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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
...Society of London, he says, " I shall adhere to the promise I made several years ago to a deputation of the same kind ; that is, to employ my first leisure...the poems of Ossian, as they have come to my hands." A particular account of the ancient poems of the Highlands, collected by Mr. Jerome Stone of Dunkeld,...
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The Correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart ..., Volume 1

Sir John Sinclair - Agriculturists - 1831
...shall adhere to the promise, which I made to a deputation from the Highland Society, several years ago, that is, to employ my first leisure time, (and a considerable...the poems of Ossian, as they have come to my hands." This declaration seems to put the question of authenticity beyond all possibility of doubt; more especially...
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The correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, bart: with ...

Sir John Sinclair - Agriculturists - 1831
...adhere to the promise, which I made to a deputation from the Highland Siirirt\ , several years ago, that is, to employ my first leisure time, (and a considerable...originals of the poems of Ossian, as they have come to my kands." This declaration seems to put the question of authenticity beyond all possibility of doubt...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...shall adhere to the promise which I made to a deputation from the Highland society several years ago, that is, to employ my first leisure time (and a considerable...the poems of Ossian as they have come to my hands.' This declaration seems to put the question of authenticity beyond all possibility of doubt; more especially...
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The language and literature of the Scottish Highlands

1876
...superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise I made several years ago to a deputation of the same kind, that is, to employ my first leisure...originals of the poems of Ossian as they have come into my hands. Funds having been provided for the expense, there can be no excuse but want of leisure...
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The Language and Literature of the Scottish Highlands

John Stuart Blackie - Gaelic literature - 1876 - 331 pages
...superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise I made several years ago to a deputation of the same kind, that is, to employ my first leisure...originals of the poems of Ossian as they have come into my hands. Funds having been provided for the expense, there can be no excuse but want of leisure...
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Memorials of Argyleshire: In Five Parts, with Appendices

Archibald Brown - Argyllshire (Scotland) - 1889 - 451 pages
...1804, would indicate this. In it he says : " I must employ my first leisure time, and a considerable time it must be to do it accurately, in arranging...and printing the originals of the Poems of Ossian." This was written at Norfolk Street, London, 1784. But this leisure time seems never to have come. The...
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