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ı Johnson observed , that there were very few books printed in Scotland before the Union . He had seen a complete collection of them in the possession of the Hon . Archibald Campbell , a non - juring bishop .
Whereas , in Scotland , the arguments on each side are deliberately put in writing , to be considered by the court . I think a collection of your cases upon subjects of importance , with the opinions of the judges upon them , would be ...
I introduced a question which has been much agitated in the Church of Scotland , whether the claim of lay - patrons to present ministers to parishes be well founded : and supposing it to be well founded , whether it ought to be ...
On Monday , May 9 , as I was to set out on my return to Scotland next morning , I was desirous to see as much of Dr. Johnson as I could . But I first called on Goldsmith to take leave of him . The jealousy and envy which , though ...
To disappoint a friend is unpleasing : and he that forms expectations like yours , must be disappointed . Think only when you see me , that you see a man VISIT TO SCOTLAND 49 who loves you , and is 48 BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON.
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