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"Books of Travels having been mentioned, Johnson praised Pennant very highly, as he did at Dunvegan, in the Isle of Sky. Dr. Percy, knowing himself to be the heir male of the ancient Percies, and having the warmest and most dutiful attachment to the noble House of Northumberland, could not sit quietly and hear a man praised, who had spoken disrespectfully of Alnwick-Castle and the Duke"s pleasure grounds, especially as he thought meanly of his travels. He therefore opposed Johnson eagerly. JOHNSON. ""Pennant in what he has said of Alnwick, has done what he intended; he has made you very angry."" PERCY. ""He has said the garden is trim, which is representing it like a citizen"s parterre, when the truth is, there is a very large extent of fine turf and gravel walks""." [the argument continues at length]

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Originally published 1791. This is probably the text in question.

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Accessed on 2019/09/20 10:31:14

Related people
Johnson, Samuel
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Life of Johnson
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Tour in Scotland in 1769, A

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Evidence

"Books of Travels having been mentioned, Johnson praised Pennant very highly, as he did at Dunvegan, in the Isle of Sky. Dr. Percy, knowing himself to be the heir male of the ancient Percies, and having the warmest and most dutiful attachment to the noble House of Northumberland, could not sit quietly and hear a man praised, who had spoken disrespectfully of Alnwick-Castle and the Duke"s pleasure grounds, especially as he thought meanly of his travels. He therefore opposed Johnson eagerly. JOHNSON. ""Pennant in what he has said of Alnwick, has done what he intended; he has made you very angry."" PERCY. ""He has said the garden is trim, which is representing it like a citizen"s parterre, when the truth is, there is a very large extent of fine turf and gravel walks""." [the argument continues at length]

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How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79384
Accessed on 2019/09/20 10:31:14

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