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Story entitled' 'Lamertine and Ossian', 10 January 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/8

Scope and Contents

Story entitled' 'Lamertine and Ossian' collected from 'the kind hearted' Father [James] Mac Grigor RCP [Roman Catholic Priest], Ardchaoinnich [Àird Choinnich/Ardkenneth, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] in which Lamertine [Alphonse de Lamartine], when asked if he thought the poems of Ossian published by James MacPherson were forgeries or not, replied that 'MacPherson was as capable of the poems of Ossian as he was of forging the hills and dales of the Scottish Highlands.'

Dates

  • 10 January 1865

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 86 folios ; 20.3 x 16.5 cm