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" Out of one of the beds on which we were to repose started up, at our entrance, a man black as a Cyclops from the forge. "
The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 43
by Samuel Johnson - 1818
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

1775
...'. We were now to examine our lodging. Out of one of the beds, on which we were 10 repofe, ftarted up, at our entrance, a man black as a Cyclops from the forge. Other circumftances of no elegant recital concurred to difguft us. We had been frighted by a lady at Edinburgh,...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 384 pages
...• We were now to examine our lodging. Out of one of the beds, on which we were to repofe, ftarted up, at our entrance, a man black as a Cyclops from the forge. Other circumftances of no elegant recital concurred to difguft us. We had been frighted by a lady at Edinburgh,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...presented to Dr. Johnson and me. The Doctor, in his 'Journey, compares him to a Cyclops. BOSWELL. ' Out of one of the beds on which we were to repose,...entrance, a man black as a Cyclops from the forge.' Works, ix. 44. Johnson wrote to Mrs. Thrale : — ' When we were taken up stairs, a dirty fellow bounced...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...neceflities. We were now to examine our lodging. Out of one of the beds, on which we were to repofe, ftarted up, at our entrance, a man black as a Cyclops from the forge. Other circumftances of no elegant recital concurred to difguft us. We had been frighted by a lady at Edinburgh,...
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A Tour Through the Highlands of Scotland, and the Hebride Isles in MDCCLXXXVI

John Knox - 1787 - 379 pages
...neceffities. " We were now to examine our lodging. Out of one of the beds on which we were to repofe, ftarted up, at our entrance, a man, black as a Cyclops from the forge. Other circumftancesof no elegant recital concurred to difguft us. We had -been fouth entrance of the found,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...nece.fiities. We were now to examine our lodging. Out of pne of the beds, on which we were to repofe, ftarted up> at our entrance, a man black" as a Cyclops from the the forge. Other circumftances of no elegant recital concurred to difguft. us. We had been frighted...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

1831
...the ' bed on which one of us was to lie.' This incident is recorded in the Journey as follows : — ' Out of one of the beds on which ' we were to repose,...entrance, a man black * as a Cyclops from the forge.' Sometimes Johnson translated aloud. • The Rehearsal,' he said, very unjustly, • has not wit ' enough...
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...company, and the gentleman, whose name, I think, is Gordon, well knowing the penury of the place, paid this attention to two men, whose names, perhaps, he...circumstances of no elegant recital concurred to disgust ns. We had been frighted by a lady at Edinburgh, with dis. couraging representations of Highland lodgings....
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Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in ..., Volume 1

Edward Burt - 1815 - 321 pages
...When I had been conducted to my lodging- room, . I found the curtains of my bed * were very foul by * Out of one of the beds on which we were to repose,...Edinburgh, with discouraging representations of Highland lodging : sleep, however, was necessary. Our Highlanders had at last found some hay, with which the...
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Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in ..., Volume 1

Edward Burt - 1822
...talking of eating. " When I had been conducted to my lodgingroom, I found the curtains of my bed * were * Out of one of the beds on which we were to repose,...elegant recital concurred to disgust us. We had been frightened by a lady at Edinburgh, with discouraging representations of Highland lodging : sleep, however,...
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