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" These, however, are deficiencies in story, for which no man is now to be censured. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately inspected, and justly represented; but such is the laxity of Highland conversation, that the... "
The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 45
by Samuel Johnson - 1818
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1775 - 384 pages
...given to another. Thefe, however, are deficiencies in ftory, for which no man is now to be cenfured. ~ It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately infpected, and juftly reprefented ; but fuch iť the laxity of Highland converfation, that the inquirer...
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Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: Which are Contained ...

Donald MacNicol - 1779 - 371 pages
...given to another. Thefe, however, ars deficiencies in ftory', for which no man is now to be cenfured. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately in• fpe&ed, and juftly reprefented; but fuch is the laxity of Highland conyerfation, that the enquirer...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...information about any thing, from those with whom he conversed'. 1 See ante, iii. 225, note I. * ' Such is the laxity of Highland conversation, that...intellectual retrogradation knows less as he hears more.' Johnson's Works, ix. 47. 'They are not much accustomed to be interrogated by others, and seem never...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...given to another. Thefe, however, are deficiencies in ftory, for which no man is now to be cenfured. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately infpected, and juftly reprefented; but fuch is the laxity of Highland converfation, that the enquirer...
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...given to another. Thefe, however, are deficiencies in ftory, for which no man is now to be cenfured. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately infpected, and juftly reprefented ; but fuch is the laxity of Highland converfation, that the enquirer...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 235 pages
...given to another. Tkefc, however, are deficiences in.ftory, for which. BO man is. now to be cenfurcd. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately infpected, and jultly reprefented s* but fuch is the laxity of Highland convcrfation, that the inquirer...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...been mingled together, and the actions of one man given to another. These, however, are deficiences in story, for which no man is now to be censured....inquirer is kept in continual suspense, and by a kind ot intellectual retrogradation, knows less as he hears more. In the islands the plaid is rarely worn....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...given to another. Thefe, however, are deficiencies in ftory, for which no man is now to be cenfured. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately infpected, and juftly reprefented ; but fuch is the laxity of Highland converfation, that the enquirer...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...given to another. Thefe, however, are deficiencies in ftory, for which no man is now to be cenfured. It were enough, if what there is yet opportunity of examining were accurately infpected, and juftly reprefented ; but fuch is the laxity of Highland converfajion, that the enquirer...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...related. Distant events must have been mingled together, and the • actions of one man given to another. These, however, are deficiencies in story, for which...more. In the islands the plaid is rarely worn. The Jaw by which the Highlanders -have been obliged to change the form of their dress, has, in all the...
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