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" I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too, has noble wild prospects ; and Lapland is remarkable for prodigious noble wild prospects. But, Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 139
by James Boswell - 1835
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The Maritime Monthly, Volume 4

1874
...remarkable for prodigious, noble, wild prospects. But, sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England!" "This unexpected and pointed sally," says Boswell, " produced a roar of applause. After all,...
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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 1875
...remarkable for prodigious noble wild prospects. But, Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England«. 8. We spoke of Rolt, to whose 'Dictionary of Commerce' Dr. Johnson wrote the preface. Johnson....
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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury - 1880
...Scotch scenery, Johnson uttered his bitter gibe, " Sir, let me tell you that the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England." In the same month Johnson and Boswell met again at the " Mitre." The latter confessed his...
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Worthies of the world, a series of historical and critical sketches, ed. by ...

Henry William Dulcken - 1880
...remarkable for prodigious noble wild prospects. But, sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England." "An unexpected and pointed sally," Boswell calls it, and rewarded with a roar of applause....
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Acme Library of Standard Biography: Third Series

Authors, English - 1880 - 541 pages
...remarkable for prodigious noble wild prospects. But, sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England." Though Boswell makes a slight remonstrance about the " rude grandeur of Nature" as seen in...
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Sunday talk (ed. by C. Church).

Cyril Church
...with him to the Calton HiH and " he would see a noble prospect" Then came the memorable answer — " Sir, the noblest prospect that a Scotchman ever sees is the high road which takes him to London. Scotch learning," be said, " is like bread in a besieged town, every man...
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Johnson: His Characteristics and Aphorisms

James Hay - 1884 - 181 pages
...district over which he is to diffuse civility and happiness. — Life. April 7, 1778. A Nobie Pros- The noblest prospect that a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to London. — Life. July 6, 1763. The wudom of Providence has given no man ability to do much, that something...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884 - 2221 pages
...remarkable for prodigious noble wild prospects. But, Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England ! " This unexpected and pointed sally produced a roar of applause. After all, however, those...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1888 - 323 pages
...for prodigious noble wild prospects. But Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England ! " ' Boswell's Life efjohnsm, \. 425. Scruples : ' DR. JOHNSON ridiculed a friend who, looking...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - 1889
...a coxcomb, 329 ; Sir ! you know no more of our church than a Hottentot ! 332 ; The noblest prospect a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to London, 336; Edinburgh Castle would make a good priton in England, INDEX. 336 ; " if you cannot talk better...
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