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" Before me, and on either side, were high hills, which by hindering the eye from ranging, forced the mind to find entertainment for itself. Whether I spent the hour well I know not ; for here I first conceived the thought of this narration. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 33
1775
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 384 pages
...trees to whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air foft, and all was rudenefs, filence, and folitude. Before...here I firft conceived the thought of this narration. H-« ..... :..,: a .- .11 We were in this place at eafe and by r -*r choke, and had no evils to fuffer...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1775
...filencc, and folitude., Before me, and on either fide, weic high hills, which by bin{ dering * . p Jering the eye from ranging, forced the mind to find entertainment for itfelf. Whether I fpeot the hour well I knpw not j fog here 1 firft conceived the thought of this narration. ' We were...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1785 - 534 pages
...manner. We had a confiderable circle my feet. The day was calm, the air foft, and all was ruder nefs, filence and folitude. Before me, and on either fide,...firft conceived the thought of this narration."— The Critical Reififwcri, with a fpirit and expreffion worthy of the fubject, fay, — " We congratulate...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1785
...We had a confiderable circle my feet. The day was calm, the air foft, and all was rudenefs, filencc and folitude. Before me, and on either fide, were...I firft conceived the thought of this narration." — The Critical Reviewers, with a fpirit and expreffion worthy of the fubjcft, fay — • " We congratulate...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...was calm, the air soft, and all was rudeness, silence, and solitude. Before me, and on either side, were high hills, which, by hindering the eye from ranging, forced the mind to find entertainment for itself. Whether I spent the hour well, I know not ; for here I first conceived the thought of this...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides: With Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides - 1786 - 442 pages
...folitude. Before me, and on eitlier fide, were high hills, which, by hindering the eye fr»m fanging, forced the mind to find entertainment for itfelf. Whether I fpent the liour well, I know not; for here I firft conceived the thought of this narration." — The Critical...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with his life, and notes on his ...

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...trees to whifper over my head, but a clear rivulet ftreamed at my feet. The day was calm, the air foft, and all was rudenefs, filence, and folitude. Before...ranging, forced the mind to find entertainment for kfelf. Whether I fpent the hour well I know not ; for here I firft conceived the thought of this narration....
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...rudencfs, lilcnce, and folitude. Before me, and on either fide, were highhilk, which, by hindering the rye from ranging, forced the mind to find entertainment for itfelf. Whether I fpei.t the hour well I know not ;. for here I firft conceived the thought of this narration. We were...
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A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...soft, and all was rudenesSj silence* and solitude. Before me, and on either side, were high hilis, which, by hindering the eye from ranging, forced the mind to find entertainment reir itself. Whether I spent the hour well I know not; for here I first conceived the thought of this...
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Edinburgh Magazine: Or Literary Miscellany, Volume 19

1802
..." all was rudenefs, filence, and folitude. "• Before me, and on either fide, were high « hill», which, by hindering the eye from " ranging, forced the mind to find enter« uioment for ¡tfelf. Whether I fpeut the " hour well Иначи not; for here ZJrrJt " etHccivcd...
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