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" That state, in which human nature shoots wild and free, though unfit for other improvements, certainly encourages the high exertions of fancy and passion. "
The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ... - Page 50
by Ossian - 1805
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW

SEVERAL HANDS - 1763
...the infancy of focistics, men live fcattcred and difperfed, in the midft of folitary rural lix-ncs, where the beauties of nature are their chief entertainment. They meet with many objects, to them new and ftrange; their wonder'arid furprize are frequently excited ; and by the fudden changes of fortune occurring...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 28

Books - 1763
...'be infancy of focieties, men live fcattered and difperfed, in the midft of folitary rural 1'cenes, where the. beauties of nature are their chief entertainment. They meet with many objects, to them new and ftrange ; their wonder arid furprize ar &equendy excited ; and by the fudden changes of fortune occurring...
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A critical dissertation on the poems of Ossian [by H. Blair].

Hugh Blair - 1763
...we call barbarous, are favourable to the poetical fpirit. That ftate, in which human nature (hoots wild and free, though unfit for other improvements,...certainly encourages the high exertions of fancy and paflion. In the infancy of focieties, men live fcattered and difperfed, in the midft of fblitary rural...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 28

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1763
...the infancy of focietics, men live fcattered and difperfed, in the midft of folttary rural fcenes, where the beauties of nature are their chief entertainment. They meet with mahy objects, to them new and flrange ; their wonder and furprize arc frequently excited ; and by the...
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, Volume 2

1765 - 460 pages
...which we call barbarous, are favourable to the poetical fpirit. That ftate, in which human nature moots wild and free, though unfit for other improvements,...certainly encourages the high exertions of fancy and paffion, . . In the infancy of focieties, men live fcattered and difperfed, in the midft of folitary...
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London Review, Volume 5

1767
...of ties," continues he, " men live fcattered and difperfed, in th midft of tohtary rural fcenes, where the beauties of nature are their chief entertainment. They meet with many objecls, to them new and ftr;nge ; thtir wonder and furj.rize are frequently excited ; and, by 'the...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1773
...we call barbarous, are favourable to the poetical fpirit. That ftate, in which human nature fhoots wild and free, though unfit for other improvements,...certainly encourages the high exertions of fancy and paffion. IN the infancy of focieties, men live fcattered and difperfed, in the midft of folitary rural...
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The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal, Volume 4

Ossian - Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1783
...barbarous , are favourable to the poetical fpirit. That flare, in which human nature shoots wild^and free, though unfit for other improvements , certainly encourages the high exertions of fancy and paffion. In the infancy of focieties , men live fcattered and difperfed , in the midft of folitary...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 4

1801
...the infancy of focieties , men live fcattered and difperfed, in the midft of folitary rural fcenes, where the beauties of nature are their chief entertainment. They meet with manyobjects, to them new and firange; their wonder and furprize are frequently excited; and by the...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1803
...the soul of poetry. For many circumstances of those times which we call barbarous, are favourable to the poetical spirit. That state in which human nature...other improvements, certainly encourages the high exerr tions of fancy and passion. In the infancy of societies, men live scattered and dispersed in...
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