Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

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"Mr. Tytler, the acute and able vindicator of Mary Queen of Scots, in one of his letters to Mr. James Elphinstone, published in that gentleman"s ""Forty Years" Correspondence,"" says, ""I read Dr. Johnson"s Tour with very great pleasure. Some few errors he has fallen into, but of no great importance, and those are lost in the numberless beauties of his work. If I had leisure, I could, perhaps, point out the most exceptionable places; but at present I am in the country, and have not his book at hand. It is plain he meant to speak well of Scotland; and he has in my apprehension done us great honour in the most capital article, the character of the inhabitants""."

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Originally published 1791.

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Accessed on 2019/09/20 10:01:32

Related people
Tytler, Mr
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Originally published 1791.

How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78617
Accessed on 2019/09/20 10:01:32

Related people
Tytler, Mr
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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