Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

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Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Mr. Knox, another native of Scotland, who has since made the same tour, and published an account of it, is equally liberal. ""I have read (says he) his [Johnson"s] book again and again, traveled with him from Berwick to Glenelg, through countries with which I am well acquainted; sailed with him from Glenelg to Rasay, Sky, Rum, Col, Mull, and Icolmkill, but have not been able to correct him in any matter of consequence. I have often admired the accuracy, the precision, and the justness of what he advances, respecting both the country and the people. The Doctor has every where delivered his sentiments with freedom, and in many instances with a seeming regard for the benefit of the inhabitants, and the ornament of the country. His remarks on the want of trees and hedges for shade, as well as for shelter to the cattle, are well founded, and merit the thanks, not the illiberal censure of the natives. He also felt for the distresses of the Highlanders, and explodes-with great propriety the bad management of the grounds, and the neglect of timber in the Hebrides""."

Source

Life of Johnson

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Knox, Mr


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after January 18 1775
Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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Related place
Scotland
Related people
Knox, Mr
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
Scotland
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Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21372

Evidence

"Mr. Knox, another native of Scotland, who has since made the same tour, and published an account of it, is equally liberal. ""I have read (says he) his [Johnson"s] book again and again, traveled with him from Berwick to Glenelg, through countries with which I am well acquainted; sailed with him from Glenelg to Rasay, Sky, Rum, Col, Mull, and Icolmkill, but have not been able to correct him in any matter of consequence. I have often admired the accuracy, the precision, and the justness of what he advances, respecting both the country and the people. The Doctor has every where delivered his sentiments with freedom, and in many instances with a seeming regard for the benefit of the inhabitants, and the ornament of the country. His remarks on the want of trees and hedges for shade, as well as for shelter to the cattle, are well founded, and merit the thanks, not the illiberal censure of the natives. He also felt for the distresses of the Highlanders, and explodes-with great propriety the bad management of the grounds, and the neglect of timber in the Hebrides""."

Source

Life of Johnson

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Knox, Mr


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Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : experience frequency
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Scotland
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Originally published 1791.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78616
Accessed on 2019/09/19 11:02:44

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Knox, Mr
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
Scotland
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