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"Friday, April 7, I dined with him at a Tavern, with a numerous company. Johnson. ""I have been reading Twiss"s "Travels in Spain", which are just come out. They are as good as the first book of travels that you will take up. They are as good as those of Keysler or Blainville: nay, as Addison"s, if you except the learning. They are not so good as Brydone"s, but they are better than Pococke"s. I have not, indeed, cut the leaves yet; but I have read in them where the pages are open, and I do not suppose that what is in the pages which are closed is worse than what is in the open pages. It would seem (he added), that Addison had not acquired much Italian learning, for we do not find it introduced into his writings. The only instance that I recollect is his quoting "[italics] Stavo bene, per star meglio, sto qui" [end italics]""."

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Originally published 1791.

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Originally published 1791.

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Accessed on 2019/09/16 14:36:12

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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