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" No nation in the world carried hospitality to a greater length than the ancient Scots. It was even infamous, for many ages, in a man of condition, to have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards express it, the stranger should come and behold... "
The Poems of Ossian - Pagina 381
1807
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The Scotish GaŽl: Or, Celtic Manners, as Preserved Among the ..., Volume 2

James Logan - 1831 - 470 pagina’s
...remarkable that in Gaelic there is but one word for a landholder and a hospitable man. Cean uia' na dai, or the point to which all the roads of the strangers lead, was the epithet bestowed on the chiefs house ; and so uncommon was it for any to be otherwise spoken of,...
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The Waverly Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters ..., Volume 1

Mr. Forsyth - 1833 - 354 pagina’s
...deemed infamous for many ages, in a man of condition to have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards express it, ' the stranger should come...were possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extraordinary degree, and the bards, perhaps, upon a private account, have never failed to recommend...
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The Waverley Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters, and ...

Walter Scott - 1833 - 412 pagina’s
...deemed infamous for many ages, in a man of condition to have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards express it, "the stranger should come...were possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extraordinary degree, and the bards, perhaps, upon a private account, have never failed to recommend...
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Notices and Anecdotes Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters, and Scenery ...

1833 - 448 pagina’s
...deemed infamous for many ages, in a man of condition, to have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards express it, " the stranger should come...were possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extraordinary degree, and the bards, perhaps upon a private account, have never failed to recommend...
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The Waverley Anecdotes: Illustrative of the Incidents, Characters, and ...

Walter Scott - 1833 - 418 pagina’s
...deemed infamous for many ages, in a man of condition to have the door of his house shut at all, lest, as the bards express it, "the stranger should come...were possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extraordinary degree, and the bards, perhaps, upon a private account, have never failed to recommend...
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The Scotish GaŽl; Or, Celtic Manners: As Preserved Among the Highlanders ...

James Logan - 1843 - 568 pagina’s
...remarkable that in Gaelic there is but one word for a landholder and a hospitable man. Cean uia' na dai, or the point to which all the roads of the strangers lead, was the epithet bestowed on * Smith's Gallic Antiquities. t Agathia*. ip 13, quoted by Ritson. 334 HOSPITALITY....
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The Law Glossary: Being a Selection of the Greek, Latin, Saxon, French ...

Thomas Tayler - 1856 - 580 pagina’s
...to have the door of his house shut at all, " lest," as the bards used to express it, "THE STRANGEB SHOULD COME AND BEHOLD HIS CONTRACTED SOUL." Some...to an extravagant degree ; and the bards, perhaps, on a private account, never failed to recommend it in their eulogiums. " CEAN UIA NA DAI," or " the...
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The Law Glossary: Being a Selection of the Greek, Latin, Saxon, French ...

Thomas Tayler - 1858 - 580 pagina’s
...used to express it, "THE STRANGER SHOULD COME AXDBEHOLD HIS CONTRACTED SODL." Some of the Chiefs wero possessed of this hospitable disposition to an extravagant degree; and the bards, perhaps, on a private account, never failed to recommend it in their eulogiums. " CEAN titA NA DAI," or " the...
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The Law Glossary: Being a Selection of the Greek, Latin, Saxon, French ...

Thomas Tayler - 1866 - 580 pagina’s
...ages, in a man of condition, to have the door of his house shut at all, " lest," as the bards used to express it, "THE STRANGER SHOULD COME AND BEHOLD HIS...to an extravagant degree ; and the bards, perhaps, on a private account, never failed to recommend it in*their eulogiums. "CEAN UIA NA DAI," or " tite...
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The Scottish GaŽl: Or Celtic Manners, as Preserved Among the Highlanders ...

James Logan - 1876 - 470 pagina’s
...remarkable that in Gaelic there is but one word for a landholder and a hospitable man. Cean uia' dai,* or the point to which all the roads of the strangers lead, was the epithet bestowed on the chief's house ; and so uncommon was it for any to be otherwise spoken of,...
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