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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... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 301
by Ossian - 1807
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1792 - 235 pages
...fhew the original ; nor can it be fhewn by any other ; to revenge reafonable incredulity, by refufing evidence is a degree of inSolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and ftubbcrn audacity is the laft refuge of guilt. It would be eafy to Ihew it if he 'had it ; b~t whence...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1800 - 288 pages
...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...yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last relume of S guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it; but whence could it be had? ft is too...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...believe they never existed B b 2 in any other form than that which &e have seent The editor, or author, never could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn...insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stuborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to shew it if he had it ; but whence...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...these, and such like reasons, Johnson calls the whole an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never could " shew the original, nor can it be shewn by " any other. To revenge reasonable incredu" lity, by refusing evidence, is a degree of in" science with which the world is not yet ac"...
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1809
...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...is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to. shew it if he Lad it ; but whence could it be had ? It is too long to be remembered, and the language...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809 - 499 pages
...even of the hardiest native." Seattle on Poetry and Music, p. 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 8vo edition. could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn by any...and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." Macpherson had the folly to suppose that he could stifle the just indignation of Johnson by intimidation,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical Illustrative of the ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809
...even of the hardiest native." Beattie on Poetry and Music, p. 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 8vo edition. could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn by any...insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted ; ami stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." Macpherson had the folly to suppose that be could...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...these, and such like reasons, Johnson calls the whole an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never could shew the original, nor can it be shewn...a degree of insolence with which the world is not yel acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." This reasoning carries with it...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...p. 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 8vo edition. could shew the original ; nor can it be shewn by any oiher. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence,...acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of Kuilt.'' Macphcrson had the lolly to suppose that he could stille the just indignation of Johnson by...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...that which we have seen. The editor, or author, never could show the original ; nor can it be shown by any other ; to revenge reasonable incredulity,...audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy t show it if he had it ; but whence could it be had ? It i too long to be remembered, and the language...
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