German artists have tried their hand at illustrating Ossianic scenes and depicting Gaelic heroes.
A number of Ossianic songs with the following titles: Die Nacht.
But his opinion on the Ossianic question, expressed in his letter, constrains me to oppose him.
The melancholy of Novalis sought consolation in the Ossianic joy of grief.
They are seldom without a natural and original poetic sense,—and their language has a wild Ossianic music.
Ossianic touches also occur in the poems that have been added to the fifth volume.
And so when he wrote of Ireland's dead, he did not see them entering into some Ossianic land of dead warriors.
It is written in the bardic spirit with here and there an Ossianic touch.
This epic is very Ossianic in style, is full of beauties, and is most interesting.
Nay, for what I saw, the compositions might be fairly classed as Ossianic.
1808, in reference to Oisin, name of a legendary Gaelic bard, literally "little fawn;" James Macpherson claimed to have collected and translated his works (1760-1763) under the name Ossian, and the poetic prose sparked a Celtic revival and fascination with the glamor of the lost world of the bards. The work turned out to be Macpherson's forgery, and the style later was regarded as bombastic, but the resulting swerve in European literature was real.