Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Reading experience

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Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I found his "" Journey"" the common topick of conversation in London at this time, wherever I happened to be. At one of Lord Mansfield"s formal Sunday evening conversations, strangely called [italics] Levees [end italics], his Lordship addressed me, ""We have all been reading your travels, Mr. Boswell."" I answered, ""I was but the humble attendant of Dr. Johnson."" The Chief Justice replied, with that air and manner which none who ever saw and heard him can forget, ""He speaks ill of nobody but Ossian""."

Source

Life of Johnson

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Reader
Mansfield, William Murray, First Earl
Born in 1705

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Notes
Originally published 1791

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78849
Accessed on 2019/11/17 00:34:13

Related place
England
Related people
Mansfield, William Murray, First Earl
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21500

Evidence

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Source

Life of Johnson

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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Mansfield, William Murray, First Earl
Born in 1705

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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/78849
Accessed on 2019/11/17 00:34:13

Related place
England
Related people
Mansfield, William Murray, First Earl
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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