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" ... the praise bestowed on him by the people he entertained. No nation in the world carried hospitality to a greater length than the ancient Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages, in a man of condition, to have the door of his house shut at all,... "
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

Bards and bardism - 1803
...Fingal saw the departing hero. The soul of the king was sad. He dreaded Cairbar's gloomy thoughts, amid to praise ; for he is represented to dwell in a wood...never failed to recommend it, in their eulogiums. Cean uia' na dia', or, the point to u-hich all the roads of the strangers lead, was an invariable epithet...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1803
...; for the poet does not say, but the good man might, at the head of his own table, have hfard-with pleasure the praise bestowed on him by the people...CONTRACTED SOUL. Some Of the chiefs were possessed of this hospilable disposition to an extravagant degree ; and the bards, perhaps upon a private account, never...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

James Macpherson - 1803
...of condition, to have the door of his house shut at all, LEST, as the bards express it, THE STKANGEH SHOULD COME AND BEHOLD HIS CONTRACTED SOUL. Some of...never failed to recommend it. in their eulogiums. Cean uia' no. dia't or, the point to which all the roods of the strangers lead, was an invariable epithet...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical ..., Volume 2

Ossian - 1806
...of condition, |o have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards express it, Ihi aranter should come and behold his contracted soul. Some of...never failed to recommend it, in their eulogiums. Cean uiaf na dia\ or, the point to which allthernads of the strangers lead, was an invariable epithet...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ..., Volume 2

Ossian - 1807
...Some, through ostentation, were hospitable ; and others fell naturally into a custom handed down by their ancestors. But what marks strongly the character...account, never failed to recommend it in their eulogiums. Cean uia' na dai or the point to which all the roads of the strangers lead, was an invariable epithet...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 3

Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1812
...to have the door of his house shut at all, LEST, as the bards express it, THE STRAHGER SHOULD COMB AND BEHOLD HIS CONTRACTED SOUL. Some of the chiefs...never failed to recommend it, in their eulogiums. Oon via' nu duf, er, the point to which all Cathmor came. Cathmor the friend of strangers ! the brother...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...ages, in a man of condition to have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards expressed it, " the stranger should come and behold his contracted...this hospitable disposition to an extravagant degree. — Ossian's poems. The hospitality of real benevolence is what is plain and substantial with kind...
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Waverley Anecdotes, Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters and ..., Volume 1

1833
...the world carried their hospitality to a greater extent than the ancient Scots. It was ever deemed infamous for many ages, in a man of condition to have...were possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extraordinary degree, and the bards, perhaps, upon a private account, have never failed to recommend...
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The Waverly Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters ..., Volume 1

Mr. Forsyth - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1833
...the world carried their hospitality to a greater extent than the ancient Scots. It was ever deemed infamous for many ages, in a man of condition to have...were possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extraordinary degree, and the bards, perhaps, upon a private account, have never failed to recommend...
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Notices and Anecdotes Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters, and Scenery ...

Scotland - 1833 - 426 pages
...the world carried their hospitality to a greater extent than the ancient Scots. It was ever deemed infamous for many ages, in a man of condition, to...were possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extraordinary degree, and the bards, perhaps upon a private account, have never failed to recommend...
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