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" I believe they never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never could shew the original; nor can it be shewn by any other; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence, with... "
Notes on The Authenticity of Ossian's Poems - Page 43
1868
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...islands in his time. I suppose my opinion of the poems of Ossian is already discovered. I believe ihey never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never could shew the original; nor can it be shewn by any other ; to revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing...
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A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian

Sir John Sinclair - 1806 - 232 pages
...journey to the Western Islands, (edition 1798, p. 205,) he roundly asserts, "that the " poems of Ossian never existed in any other form than that which " we have seen. That the editor or author never could show the " original, nor can it be shown by any other. That it...
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The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic, Volume 1

James Macpherson - Bards and bardism - 1807
...journey to the Western Islands, (edition 1798, p. 205,) he roundly asserts, "that the " poems of Ossian never existed in any other form than that which " we have seen. That the editor or author never could show the " original, nor can it be shown by any other. That it...
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The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic, Volume 1

James Macpherson - Bards and bardism - 1807
...journey to the Western Islands, (edition 1798, p. 205,) he roundly asserts, that the " poems of Ossian never existed in any other form than that which " we have seen. That the editor or author never could show the " original, nor can it be shown by any other. That it...
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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
...journey to the Western Islands, (edition 1798, p. 205,) he roundly asserts, " that the " poems of Ossian never existed in any other form than that which " we have seen. That the editor or author never could show the " original, nor can it be shown by any other. That it...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of the Rambler ...

Nathan Drake - 1809
...resentment by the following paragraph: " I believe," says the tourist, " Ihoy (the Poems of Ossian) never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never the ancient Highlanders of Scotland had hardly any other • way of suppoiting themselves, than by...
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The British Tourists: Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1809
...found in the islands in his -time. I suppose my opinion of the poems of Ossian is already discovered. I believe they never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or authpr, never could shew the origi. nal ; nor can it be shewn by any other ; to revenge reasonable...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical: illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...resentment by (he following paragraph: " I believe," says the tourist, " they (the Poems of Ossian) never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never the ancient Highlanders of Scotland had harHIy any other way of snppruting themselves, than by hunting,...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...resentment by the following paragraph: " I believe," says the tourist, " they (the Poems of Ossian) never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never the ancient Highlanders of Scotland had hardly any other way of supporting themselves, than by hunting,...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1815
...his narrative of the tour, and his opinion was unfavourable. " I believe they (ie the poems, says he) never existed in any other form than that which we have seen. The editor or author never could shew the original; nor can it be shewn by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity by refusing...
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