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" Ionia, just as some curious fragments of ancient poetry have been lately collected in the northern parts of this island, their reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment; and those great names which we have mentioned might claim the... "
The poems of Ossian in the original Gaelic - Page lxvii
by James Macpherson - 1807
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A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian

Sir John Sinclair - Scottish Gaelic poetry - 1806 - 232 pages
...re-establish the text in its original purity. In order to obtain that important object, it was found necessary to consult the most able grammarians, and to promise...See Pope's Essay on Homer, prefaced to the Iliad. T Introduction au Voyage de la Greece, par le jeune Anacharsis, 4to. edit. vol. I. p. 52. united to...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

1807
...re-establish the text in its original purity. In order to obtain that important object, it was found necessary to consult the most able grammarians, and to promise...Introduction au Voyage de la Greece, par le jeune Anacharsis, 4to. edit. vol. I. p. 52. J Wood, p. 279. How different also was the conduct of the Grecian...
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The poems of Ossian, in the orig. Gaelic, with a tr. into Lat. by ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1807
...those wonderful and splendid poems, in that state in which they have since been handed down to us. f A modern author has remarked, that the great names...See Pope's Essay on Homer, prefaced to the Iliad. t Introduction au Voyage de la Greece, par le jeune Anacharsis, 4to. edit. vol. I. p. 52. united to...
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Homeric dissertations

John Stuart Blackie - 1866
...reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment ; and those great names which we have mentioned might claim the same merit in regard to Homer that the ingenious editor of Fingal is entitled to from Ossian." So much for the English origination of the...
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The language and literature of the Scottish Highlands

Electronic book - 1876
...reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment ; and those great names that we have mentioned might claim the same merit in regard to Homer that the ingenious editor of Fingal is entitled to from Ossian." — ROBERT WOOD. THE interest generally excited...
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“The” Language and Literature of the Scottish Highlands

John Stuart Blackie - Highlands (Scotland) - 1876 - 331 pages
...reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment ; and those great names that we have mentioned might claim the same merit in regard to Homer that the ingenious editor of Fingal is entitled to from Ossian." — ROBERT WOOD. THE interest generally excited...
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George Chapmans Ilias-Übersetzung ...

Alfred Lohff - 1903 - 113 pages
...reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment; and those great names which we have mentioned might claim the same merit in regard to Homer, that the ingenious editor of Fingal is entitled to from Ossian." Casaubonus (1593) und die übrigen Vertreter...
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Mythical Bards and The Life of William Wallace

William Henry Schofield - Bards and bardism - 1920 - 381 pages
...reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment; and those great names which we have mentioned might claim the same merit in regard to Homer, that the ingenious editor of Fingal is entitled to from Ossian." Page 209. §Bk. I, 11. 355 ff.; cf. Moir's...
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Homer: The creation of the poems

Irene J. F. de Jong - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 406 pages
...reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment: and those great names which we have mentioned might claim the same merit in regard to Homer, that the ingenious Editor of Fingal is entitled to from Ossian. What we have offered on this head may seem injurious...
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The Edited Bible: The Curious History of the "editor" in Biblical Criticism

John Van Seters - History - 2006 - 428 pages
...reduction to order in Greece was a work of taste and judgment: and those great names which we have mentioned might claim the same merit in regard to Homer, that the ingenious Editor of Fingal is entitled to from Ossian." We remember at this point that Macpherson's...
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