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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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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 400 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. 2118 Boswell - Life Every man has a lurking wish to appear considerable in his native place....
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...remarkable for prodiglous noble wild prospects. But, Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which ) You are all a lost generation. STEINBECK John 1902-1968 England. 5082 Boswell - Life A woman's preaching is like a dog's walking on his hinder legs. It is...
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WWW.type. Tecniche tipografiche efficaci per il World Wide Web

Roger Pring - Computers - 2001 - 192 pages
...Lapland is remarkable for noble Tild prospects. But Sir, let me tell yon, the noblest prospect vnich a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England. Shakespeare never had six lines together vithout a fault. Perhaps you may find seven, but...
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Scotland

Josephine Buchanan - Travel - 2003 - 359 pages
...1 773 was immortalised by his Scottish biographer James Boswell, produced the most enduring maxim: 'The noblest prospect that a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England". Shotgun marriage It is a road that many have taken: an estimated 20 million people of Scots...
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Wit

Des MacHale - Humor - 2003 - 320 pages
...lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England. — VIRGINIA WOOLF The noblest prospect that a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England. —SAMUEL JOHNSON Wit There are over thirty words in the Irish language that are equivalent...
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Samuel Johnson

Timothy Wilson-Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 160 pages
...and with men who, like Smith, had anticipated his advice by coming south: The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England.14'' Johnson was impatient to meet people he was unlikely to come across, to find common AGE...
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Geographies of England: The North-South Divide, Material and Imagined

Alan R. H. Baker, Mark Billinge - Business & Economics - 2004 - 216 pages
...unacknowledged, alien: perhaps from just too far north for a man who had famously remarked: 'The noblest prospect a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England.' Discerning North and South between 1750 and 1830 is much like reading The Dictionary. It...
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Town & Country Modern Manners: The Thinking Person's Guide to Social Graces

Thomas P. Farley - Reference - 2005 - 256 pages
...midst of some friendly banter about travel in the British Isles, remarked, "The noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees is the high road that leads him to England." And that James McNeill Whistler, when Oscar Wilde exclaimed "I wish I'd said that," in appreciation...
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The Right to Arm Bears

Philip Venables - 2005 - 98 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. Boats Members [of civil service orders] rise from CMG (known sometimes in Whitehall as 'Call...
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British Biography: A Reader

Carl Edmund Rollyson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 308 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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