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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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The General biographical dictionary, Volume 21

Alexander Chalmers - Biography & Autobiography - 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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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 21

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 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 coukl shew the original ; nor can it be shewn by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity by refusing...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson (écrivain.) - 1816 - 208 pages
...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...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...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...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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...which we have seen. The editor or author never could shew the original ; nor can it be shown by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing...
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Lives of Scottish Poets, Volume 2

Society of Ancient Scots - Poets, Scottish - 1822 - 378 pages
...as a literary impostor. In his Narrative of the Tour, speaking of these poems, he says, " I helieve 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 he shewn hy any other. To revenge reasonahle incredulity, hy refusing...
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The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - Scotland - 1825 - 740 pages
...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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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: with Murphy's essay, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...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 authour, never could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...present form ?" For these, and such like reasons, Johnson calls the whole an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never could show the original, nor can it be showniby any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...newspapers : " Dr. Johnson having asserted in his late publication, thai the translator of Ossian's poems never could show the original, nor can it be shown by any other ; I hereby declare, that the originals of Fingal and other poems of Ossian lay in my shop for many...
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