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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ... - Page 273
by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 268 pages
...laws. We came thither too late to fee what we expected, a people of peculiar appearance, and a fyftem of antiquated life. The clans retain little now of...their original character, their ferocity of temper is foftened, their military ardour is extinguifhed, their dignity of independence is depreffed, their...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

1775
...extinguiflied, their dignity of, independence' independence is deprefled, their contempt of government fubdued, and their reverence for their chiefs abated. Of what they had before the late conqueft of their country, there remain only their language and their poverty. Their language is attacked...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

1775
...laws. We came thither too late to fee what we expected, a .people of peculiar appearance, and a fyllem of antiquated life. The clans retain little now of their original character, their fejocity of temper is foftened, their military ardour is extinguiilicd, their dignity of independence...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...laws. We came thither too late to fee what we expected, a people of peculiar appearance, and a fyftem of antiquated life. The clans retain little now of...their original character; their ferocity of temper is foftened, their military ardour is extinguifhed, their dignity of independence is deprefled, their...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 2

John Adams - 1792
...laws. We came thither too late to fee what we expected, a people of peculiar appearance, and a fyftem of antiquated life. The clans retain little now of...their original character ; their ferocity of temper is foftencd, their military ardour is extinguifhed> their dignity of independence is deprefled, their...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 235 pages
...is extinguifhed, their dignity of independence is deprefled, thei* contempt of government fubdued, and their reverence for their chiefs abated. Of what they had before the late conqusft of their country, there remain only their Ian-. guage and their poverty. Their language is...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...conquest, and the subsequent laws. We came thither too late to see what we expected,— a peo.» pie of peculiar appearance; and a system of antiquated life. The clans retain little now oi their original character.) thcixkro* city of temper is softened, their military ardour is extinguished,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...laws. We came thither too late to fee what we expected, a people of peculiar appearance, and afyftem of antiquated life. The clans retain little now of...their original character ; their ferocity of temper is foftened, their military ardour is extinguifhed, their dignity of independence is deprefled, their...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...laws. We came thither too late to fee what we expected, a people of peculiar appearance, and a fyftem of antiquated life. The clans retain little now of...their original character ; their ferocity of temper is foftened, their military ardour is ex* tinguifhed, their dignity of independence is deprefled, their...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...operated iu the Highlands, by the last conquest, and the subsequent laws. We came thither too late to see what we expected, a people of peculiar appearance,...their original character ; their ferocity of temper is soft«ued, their military ardour is extinguished, their dignity of independence is depressed, their...
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