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... the hopes of happiness . “ I ever am , with reverence and affection , " Most
faithfully yours , “ James Boswell . ” e William Seward , esq . F . R . S . editor of
Anecdotes of some distinguished been , I think , enkindled by our travels with
I have , like yourself , a wonderful pleasure in recollecting our travels in those
islands . The pleasure is , I think , greater than it reasonably should be ,
considering that we had not much either of beauty or elegance to charm our
imaginations , or ...
I expressed some inclination to publish an account of my travels upon the
continent of Europe , for which I had a variety of materials collected . JOHNSON .
“ I do not say , sir , you may not publish your travels ; but I give you my opinion ,
that you ...
Now some of my friends asked me why I did not give some account of my travels
in France . The reason is plain : intelligent readers had seen more of France than
I had . You might have liked my travels in France , and the club might have liked ...
Sir William Temple mentions , that in his travels through the Netherlands he had
two or three gentlemen with him ; and when a bumper was necessary , he put it
on them . Were I to travel again through the islands , I would have sir Joshua with
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