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" A man of the Hebrides, for of the women's diet I can give no account, as soon as he appears in the morning, swallows a glass of whisky; yet they are not a drunken race... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 197
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...therefore, is made dear only by impost is obtained here at an easy rate.' Johnson's Works, ix. 52. 1 ' No man is so abstemious as to refuse the morning dram, which they call a skalk.' Johnson's Works, ix. p. 5t. 1 Alexander Macleod, of Muiravenside, advocate, became extremely obnoxious...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 288 pages
...unfermented. They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. A man of the Hebrides, lor of the women's diet I can give no account, as soon as he appears...at much intemperance; but no man is so abstemious us to refuse the morning dram, which they call a Skalk. The word Whisky signifies water, and is applied...
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...give no account, as soon a* he appears in the morning, swallows a glass of whiskey ; yet they are net a drunken race, at least I never was present at much...as to refuse the morning dram, which• they call a shalk. The word whisky signifies water, and is applied by way of eminence to strong Avater, or distilled...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...unfermented. They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. A man of the Hebrides, for of the women's diet I can give no account, as soon as he appears...drunken race, at least I never was present at much much intemperance; but no man is so abstemious as to refuse the morning dram, which they call a skalk....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...unfermented. They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. A man of the Hebrides, for of the women's diet I can give no account, as soon as he appears...water, and is applied by way of eminence to strong wafer, or distilled liquor. The spirit drunk in the north is drawn from barley. I never tasted it,...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...unfermented. They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. A man of the Hebrides, for of the women's diet I can give no account, as soon as he appears...skalk. The word ,whisky signifies water, and is applied byway of eminence to strong water, or distilled liquor. The spirit drunk in the north is drawn from...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 2

John Adams - 1816
...They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. A man of the Hebrides, for of the women's diet I Ťan give no account, as soon as he appears in the morning, swallows a glass of whiskey. Yet they are not a drunken race ; at least I never was present at much intemperance. But no...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...their bread of every kind is unfermented. They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. but no ,01311 is so abstemious as to refuse the morning dram, which they call a skalk. The word tahifky signifies water, and is applied by way of eminence to strong water, or distilled liquor. The...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...unfermented. They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. A man of the Hebrides, for of the women's diet I can give no account, as soon as he appears...was present at much intemperance; but no man is so abstemtous as to refuse the morning dram, which they call a skalk. The word whisky signifies water,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...unfermented. They make only cakes, and never mould a loaf. A man of the Hebrides, for of the women's diet I can give no account, as soon as he appears in the moruing, swallows a glass of whisky ; yet they are not a drunken race, at least I never was present...
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