And these grand characteristics of true poetry, as laid down by Weisse, Ossian certainly possessed.
We may take as typical the story of Oisin, or Ossian, as told in Ireland.
A general review of the Ossian question, in which the unauthentic character of the poems is asserted.
If Ossian is not a myth, when and where did he live and sing?
What is more, the novel introduction of hexameters evoked a lively discussion and so stimulated the popular interest in Ossian.
"Ossian" perhaps must have some of the credit: the Bible still more.
Laying aside these bardic properties, there really is little in the song that can be traced directly back to Ossian.
After she had spoken, Diarmid turned to Ossian and his companions.
The harp is the musical instrument of Ossian; but the bagpipe, from time immemorial, has been the instrument of the Highlanders.
Ossian was the rage—quotations from the blind bard of Morven were in every one's mouth.