Short Account of Scotland

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Short Account of Scotland

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"I had lent him ""An Account of Scotland, in 1702,"" written by a man of various enquiry, an English chaplain to a regiment stationed there. JOHNSON. ""It is sad stuff, Sir, miserably written, as books in general then were. There is now an elegance of style universally diffused. No man now writes so ill as Martin"s ""Account of the Hebrides"" is written, A man could not write so ill, if he should try. Set a merchant"s clerk now to write, and he"ll do better""."

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Notes
Originally published 1791.

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Related people
Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
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Short Account of Scotland

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

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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/79304
Accessed on 2019/09/16 14:03:05

Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
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