This rapprochement was The Birth of a Nation that Griffith evoked when he changed the name of his movie from The clansman.
Yet no clansman in Scotland yields half the homage to the head of his clan that the African savage does to his chief.
But I fear he will wait now till the next sailing of the clansman.
There, on top of the rock, with rifle at his side, a clansman would watch the movements of his enemy.
We have the same thing in "The clansman," a "drama of fierce revenge."
I mention this incident as affording a good example of the bond of fealty by which the clansman was held to his chief.
“She will be in the house of my wife, and she will be as our mother,” said Po-tzah his friend and clansman.
A clansman once went to the Countess of Antrim to ask the lease of a farm.
This courtesy not only raised the clansman in his own estimation, but drew the ties closer that bound him to his chief.
He was very intimate with his clansman, James Macpherson, who has identified his own fame so immortally with that of Ossian.