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" I received the favour of your letter, dated yesterday ; and I am sorry the gentlemen should think of giving themselves the trouble of waiting upon me, as a ceremony of that kind is altogether superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise... "
The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by R ... - Page 476
by Ossian - 1807
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Transactions of the Canadian Institute, Volume 4

Canadian Institute (1849-1914) - 1895
...the trouble of waiting on me, as a ceremony of that kind is altogether superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise I made several years ago to a deputation of the same kind, thai is, to employ my first leisure time, and a considerable portion of time it must be to do it accurately,...
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James Macpherson: An Episode in Literature

John Semple Smart - Bards and bardism in literature - 1905 - 224 pages
...the trouble of waiting upon me, as a ceremony of that kind is altogether superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise I made several years...the Poems of Ossian, as they have come to my hands. Funds having been established for the expense, there can be no excuse but want of leisure for not commencing...
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"Homer des Nordens" und "Mutter der Romantik": James Macphersons Ossian und ...

Wolf Gerhard Schmidt, Howard Gaskill - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 1417 pages
...Zeit und Muße habe, werde er die Originale herausgeben, denn deren Publikation erfordere viel Arbeit: "it must be to do it accurately, in arranging and...originals of the Poems of Ossian, as they have come to my hands".137 Die gälischen Manuskripte, die Macpherson besitzt und die 1768 auch Peter Helfrich Sturz...
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Transactions of the Canadian Institute, Volume 4

Canadian Institute (1849-1914) - 1895
...the trouble of waiting on me, as a ceremony of that kind is altogether superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise I made several years...the poems of Ossian as they have come to my hands. Funds having been established for the expense, there can be no excuse but want of leisure for not commencing...
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Transactions of the Canadian Institute, Volumes 3-4

Canadian Institute - Science - 1893
...the trouble of waiting on me, as a ceremony of that kind is altogether superfluous and unnecessary. I shall adhere to the promise I made several years...leisure time, and a considerable portion of time it must lie to do it accurately, in arranging and printing the originals of the poems of Ossian as they have...
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