Translation of Lobo's Account of Abyssinia

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Translation of Lobo's Account of Abyssinia

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"On Sunday, March 31, I called on him, and shewed him as a curiosity which I had discovered, his ""Translation of Lobo"s Account of Abyssinia"", which Sir John Pringle had lent me, it being then little known as one of his works. He said, ""Take no notice of it"" or ""don"t talk of it"". He seemed to think it beneath him, though done at six-and-twenty. I said to him, ""Your style, Sir, is much improved since you translated this""."

Source

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Reader
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Aged 36 [Experience in 1776, born in 1740]

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Notes
Original date of publication 1791.

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Boswell, James
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Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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Translation of Lobo's Account of Abyssinia

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Original date of publication 1791.

How to cite this record

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79014
Accessed on 2019/11/17 00:34:19

Related place
England
Related people
Boswell, James
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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