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" ... is still a higher degree of generosity than that of Axylus in Homer: for the poet does not say, but the good man might, at the head of his own table, have heard with pleasure the praise bestowed on him by the people he entertained. No nation in the... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 367
by Ossian - 1807
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1773
...but the good man might, at the head of his own, table, have heard with pleafure the praife beftowed on him by the people he entertained. No nation in the world carried hofpitality to a greater length than the ancient Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages, in a man...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1790
...but the good man might, at tbe head of his own table, have heard with pleafure the praife beftowed ca him by the people he entertained. No nation in the world carried hofpitality to a greater length than the ancient Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages, in a man...
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The Poems of Ossian, the Son of Fingal

1799
...but the good man might, at ihc head of his own (able, have heard with pleafure the praife beftowcd on him by the people he entertained. No nation in the world icrried hofpitality to a greater length than the an., elent Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages,...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical ..., Volume 2

Ossian - 1806
...avoid the thanks of his guests; whi«h is still a higher degree of (generosity than that of Ax j'lus ia Homer : for the poet does not say, but the good man...world carried hospitality to a greater length than the an«lent Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages, ina man of condition, |o have the door of his...
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The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic, Volume 2

James Macpherson - Bards and bardism - 1807
...generosity than that of Axylus in llonifr : for the poet does not say, but the good man might, »t the head of his own table, have heard with pleasure...ancient Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages >na |ll;il> of condition, to have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards express it,...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

Bards and bardism - 1810
...aversion to praise; for he is represented to dwell in a wood to avoid the thanks of his guests : whieh is still a higher degree of generosity than that of...the people he entertained. No nation in the world earried hospitality to a greater length than the aneient Seots. It was even infamous, for many ages,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...Homer : for the poet does not say but the good man might, at the head of his own table, have beard with pleasure the praise bestowed on him by the people he entertained. P. 69, I. 15. Bat chiefly theirs, to njark wi.tb high regard The Muses' laorel'd priest— the holy...
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"Homer des Nordens" und "Mutter der Romantik": James Macphersons ..., Volume 3

Wolf Gerhard Schmidt, Howard Gaskill - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 501 pages
...dachten: der hohe 1 Fingal's army heard the joy that was in Cairbar's camp. The character given of Cathmor is agreeable to the times. Some, through ostentation,...world carried hospitality to a greater length than the antient Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages, in a man of condition, to have the door of his...
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