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Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
Προβολή αποσπασμάτων - 1928
Aberdeen afterwards ancient appeared asked authour battle of Culloden believe better boat Boswell breakfast called castle conversation Corrichatachin dinner Duke Dunvegan Edinburgh England English entertained Erse father Flora Macdonald gave gentleman give heard Hebrides Highland honour horses humour Inchkenneth Inveraray Inverness island isle James Boswell John King Kingsburgh knew Lady Laird laughed learning lived London looked Lord Lord Monboddo M'Donald M'Kinnon M'Lean M'Leod M'Pherson's M'Queen Macdonald Macleod main land Malcolm mentioned miles mind Monboddo morning Mull never night obliged pleased Portree pretty Prince Charles Principal Robertson publick Rasay recollect sail Samuel Johnson Sconser Scotland sent servant shewed shore Sir Alexander Sir Allan spirit stones suppose Talisker talked tell tenants thing thought tion told took Ulinish vessel walked Whig wind wish write young
Σελίδα 322 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground •which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the...
Σελίδα 186 - Had Jesus Christ delivered no other declaration than the following : ' The hour is coming, in the which all that are in the grave shall hear his voice, and shall come forth ; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life, and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation...
Σελίδα 24 - Partridge, with a contemptuous sneer; "why, I could act as well as he myself. I am sure if I had seen a ghost I should have looked in the very same manner, and done just as he did.
Σελίδα 194 - I have all my life long been lying till noon; yet I tell all young men, and tell them with great sincerity, that nobody who does not rise early will ever do any good.
Σελίδα 348 - Sir, are you so grossly ignorant of human nature as not to know that a man may be very sincere in good principles, without having good practice...
Σελίδα 83 - Sir Joshua Reynolds, sir, is the most invulnerable man I know ; the man with whom if you should quarrel, you would find the most difficulty how to abuse.
Σελίδα 186 - ... constitutional Blackstone wisely rests on the solid footing of authority. " Our ancestors having most indisputably a competent jurisdiction to decide this great and important question, and having, in fact, decided it, it is now become our duty, at this distance of time, to acquiesce in their determination.
Σελίδα 121 - The day was calm, the air was soft, and all was rudeness, silence, and solitude. Before me, and on either side, were high hills, which, by hindering the eye from ranging, forced the mind to find entertainment for itself. Whether I spent the hour well I know not ; for here I first conceived the thought of this narration.