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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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An lasair: anthology of 18th century Scottish Gaelic verse

Ronald Black - History - 2001 - 533 pages
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"Homer des Nordens" und "Mutter der Romantik": James Macphersons Ossian und ...

Wolf Gerhard Schmidt - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 1447 pages
...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...acquainted; and stubborn audacity is the last refuge of guilt.69 Johnsons Attacken gegen Ossian stehen in unmittelbarem Zusammenhang mit der von ihm vertretenen...
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Journey To The Western Isles Of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Travel - 2004 - 136 pages
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Life of Johnson, Volume 2

George Birkbeck Hill - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 556 pages
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Con, Volume 21

Alexander Chalmers - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 532 pages
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The Ruins of Experience: Scotland's "Romantick" Highlands and the Birth of ...

Matthew Wickman - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 252 pages
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A Critical Dictionary Of English Literature And British And American Authors ...

S. Austin Allibone - 2006 - 576 pages
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The Truth Against the World: Iolo Morganwg and Romantic Forgery

Mary-Ann Constantine - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 231 pages
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Deception and Detection in Eighteenth-century Britain

John T. Lynch - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 218 pages
...Western Islands is well known: "The editor, or author, never could shew the original," he complained. "To revenge reasonable incredulity, by refusing evidence,...insolence, with which the world is not yet acquainted." Thus his insistence that "It would be easy to shew it if he had it."51 As he said to Boswell, "Let...
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