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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... "
Notes on The Authenticity of Ossian's Poems - Page 39
1868
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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
...old manuscripts, by far the, greatest part of tliose pieces he has published. Since the publication, I have carefully compared the translation with the...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree, as to preserve, in some measure, the cadence of the Gaelic versification.^ 1...
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Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland Appointed to ...

Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - 1805 - 498 pages
...old manuscripts, by far the greatest part of those pieces, he has published. Since the publication, I have .carefully compared the translation with the...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree, as to preserve, in some measure, the cadence of the Gaelic versification. I...
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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 - 1805 - 498 pages
...pieces he has published. Since the publication, 'I have carefully compared the translation with tfae copies of the originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree, as to preserve, in some measure, the cadence of the Gaelic versification. I...
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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
...t See Letter in Appendix to Report of the Highland Society, p. 8. published. Since the publication, I have carefully compared the translation with the...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree as to preserve in some measure the cadence of the Gaelic versification. I need...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster

Edinburgh encyclopaedia, David Brewster (sir) - 1830
...old manuscripts, by far the greatest part of those pieces he has published. Since the publication, I have carefully compared the translation with the...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree, ae to preserve, in some measure, the cadence ot° the Gaelic versification....
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The Living Age ..., Volume 110

1871
...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...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal." If this testimony could be received simply and unhesitatingly, it would settle the controversy. But,...
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Notes on the Authenticity of Ossian's Poems

Archibald MacNeill - 1868 - 76 pages
...took down from oral tradition and transcribed from old manuscripts by far the greatest part of those pieces he has published. I have carefully compared...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal. Some of the hereditary bards retained by the chiefs committed very early to writing some of the works...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 24

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1871
...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...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal." If this testimony could be received simply and unhesitatingly, it would settle the controversy. But,...
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The language and literature of the Scottish Highlands

1876
...old manuscripts, by far the greatest part of those pieces he has published. Since the publication, I have carefully compared the translation with the...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree as to preserve, in some measure, the cadence of the Gaelic versification. I need...
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The Language and Literature of the Scottish Highlands

John Stuart Blackie - Gaelic literature - 1876 - 331 pages
...old manuscripts, by far the greatest part of those pieces he has published. Since the publication, I have carefully compared the translation with the...originals in my hands, and find it amazingly literal, even in such a degree as to preserve, in \ some measure, the cadence of the Gaelic versification. I...
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