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JOURNEY

TO THE

Western Islands

O F

SCOTLAND.

By Dr. SAMUEL JOHNSON.

DUBLIN:

Printed for J. WILLIAMS, No. 21, Skinner-row.

MDCCLXXV.

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HAD defired to vifit the Hebrides, or Weftern Islands of Scotland, fo long, that I scarcely remember how the wifh was originally excited; and was in the Autumn of the year 1773 induced to undertake the journey, by finding in Mr. Boswell a companion, whofe acuteness would help my inquiry, and whofe gaiety of converfation and civility of manners are fufficient to counteract the inconveniences of travel, in countries less hofpitable than we have paffed.

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