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" I sat down on a bank, such as a writer of Romance might have delighted to feign. I had indeed no trees to whisper over my head, but a clear rivulet streamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air soft, and all was rudeness, silence, and solitude. Before... "
The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 35
by Samuel Johnson - 1818
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 268 pages
...wiliingly difinounted and diverted ourfelves as the place gave us opportunity. I fat down on a bank, fuch as a writer of Romance might have delighted to feign. I had indeed no trees to whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air Toft, and...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

1775
...willingly difmounted and diverted ourfelves as the place gave us opportunity. ' I fat down on a bank, fuch as a writer of romance might have delighted to feign I had indeed no trees to whifperover my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the atr-ibft, and all...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

1775
...diftnounted; and diverted ourfelves as the place gave us opportunity. • I fat down on a bank, fuch as a writer of Romance might have delighted to feign. I had indeed no iru .. to.whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet itreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1785 - 534 pages
...Johnfon, in his 'Journey, thus beautifully defcribes his Gtuation here:—" I fat down on a bank, fuch as a writer of romance might have delighted to feign. I had, indeed, no trees lo whifper over my head ; but a clear rivulet ftreamed at to Auchnafheal, a kind of rural village,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...chocolate, and in ' Dr. Johnson, in his Journey, thus beautifully describes his situation here : — ' I sat down on a bank, such as a writer of romance...rivulet streamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air soft, and all was rudeness, silence, and solitude. Before me, and on either side, were high hills,...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...willingly difmounted and diverted ourfelves as the place gave us opportunity. I fat down on a bank, fuch as a writer of romance might have delighted to feign. I had indeed no trees to whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air foft, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...ourfelves as the place gave us opportunity. I fat WESTERN ISLANDS, &c. 361 I (at down on a bank, fuch as a writer of romance might have delighted to feign. I had indeed no trees to whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air foft, and...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...could not travel all day without rest or meat, and entreated us to stop here, because no grass could be found in any other place. The request was reasonable...rivulet streamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air soft, and all was rudenesSj silence* and solitude. Before me, and on either side, were high hilis,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...willingly difmount. ed, and diverted ourfelves as the place gave us opportunity. 1 fat down on a bank, fuch as a writer of romance might have delighted to feign. I had indeed no trees to whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air was foft,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...diverted ourfelves as the place gave us op^ portunity. -...•.- ,...,,vi I fit I fat down on a bank, fuch as a writer of romance might have delighted to feign. I had indeed no trees to whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air was foft,...
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