Thoughts on the Origin and Descent of the Gael: With an Account of the Picts, Caledonians, and Scots; And Observations Relative to the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Thoughts on the Origin and Descent of the Gael: With an Account of the Picts, Caledonians, and Scots; And Observations Relative to the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian

It is observable that mankind, existing in what is called the savage state, depart least from' the condition Of animals, who are understood to be guided by peculiarly in?uencing instincts.

Savage tribes in all parts of the globe appear under strongly marked resemblances Mankind, arrived at refinement in arts and sciences, still preserve well marked similarities, however much the scale of action is extended, and the enlarged powers Of the human mind are exerted in ardu ous enterprizes, or display themselves in scenes complex and intricate.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - James Grant

Hardback

Published Date - August 27 2019

ISBN - 9780266352570

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.8 cm

Page Count - 464

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