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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 303
by Ossian - 1807
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never could show the original, nor can it be shown ot right Nothing which reason condemns can be suitabl<...motives from the path which our own heart approves; to This reasoning carries with it great weight. It roused the rescnt nu-ut of Mr. Macpherson. He sent...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836
...than 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 by...stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." It will not be thought any evidence in Macpherson's favour that he attempted to answer this very decided...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837
...than 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 by...stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." It will not be thought any evidence in Macpherson's favour that he attempted to answer this very decided...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never could show the original, nor can it be shown by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by...and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." This reasoning carries with it great weight. It roused the resentment of Mr. Macplierson. He sent a...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...an imposture. lie adds, " The editor, or author, never could show the original, nor can it be shown by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by...and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." This reasoning carries with it great weight. It roused the resentment of Mr. Macpherson. He sent a...
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The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...whole an imposture. He adds, "The editor or author never could show the original, nor can it be shown by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity by...and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." This reasoning carries with it great weight. It roused the resentment of Mr. Macpherson. He sent a...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1846
...an imposture. He adds, " The editor, or author, never could show the original, nor can it be shown by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by...refusing evidence, is a degree of insolence with which die world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt." This reasoning...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 6

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...than 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 by refusing evidence, is a degree of inBolrnce with which the world is not yet acquainted ; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1870 - 3140 pages
...роетя of Ossian] 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 avenge reasonable incredulity by refusing evidence is a degree of insolence with which the world is...
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The Celtic magazine, conducted by A. Mackenzie and A. MacGregor, Volume 5

Alexander Mackenzie - 1880
...that which we have seen. The editor or author never could show the originals, nor can they be shown by any other. To revenge reasonable incredulity, by...insolence with which the world is not yet acquainted; and stuhborn .audacity is the last refuge of guilt. It would be easy to show them if he had them. But whence...
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