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He renewed his promise of coming to Scotland , and going with me to the
Hebrides , but said he would now content himself with seeing one or two of the
most curious . of them . He said “ Macaulay , who writes the account of St . Kilda ,
set out ...
England and Scotland , which were once two kingdoms , were now one : - and
Sir Fletcher Norton did not seem to know that there were such publications as the
Reviews . ” “ The ballad of Hardyknute has no great merit , if it be really ancient .
The same observation will apply to the gentlemen of Scotland . I do not mean that
we should speak as broad as a certain prosperous member of Parliament from
that country , though it has been well observed , that “ it has been of no small use
Of a schoolmaster of his acquaintance , a native of Scotland , he said , “ He has a
great deal of good about him ; but he is also very defective in some respects . His
inner part is good , but his outer part is mighty awkward . You in Scotland do ...
I shall send a parcel into Scotland for pre - . sents , and intend to give to many of
my friends . In your catalogue you left out Lord Auchinleck . “ Let me know , as
fast as you read it , how you like it ; and let me know if any mistake is committed ,
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