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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 to... "
Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar Association - Page 191
1905
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...to attend to the noble prospect from the Castle-hill, he replied, ' Sir, the noblest prospect that a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to London.' This lively sarcasm was thrown out at a tavern in London', in my presence, many years before....
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...himself perfectly safe ; for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. ' I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too,...sees, is the high road that leads him to England' !' This unexpected and pointed sally produced a roar of applause. After all, however, those, who admire...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...himself perfectly safe ; for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. " I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too,...sees, is the high road that leads him to England!" This unexpected and pointed sally produced a roar of applause. After all, however, those, who admire...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...himself perfectly safe ; for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. ' I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too,...Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England1 !' This unexpected and pointed sally produced a roar of applause. After all, however, those,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...clergyman, having remarked, " that " Scotland had a great many noble wild pros' pects." JOHNSON. " I believe, Sir, you have ' a great many : Norway,...noble 'wild ' prospects, and Lapland is remarkable for pro' digious noble wild prospects ; but, Sir, let me ' tell you, the noblest prospect which a Sc,otch'...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...himself perfectly safe ; for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. " I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too,...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 ^ it...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1810 - 414 pages
...to attend to the noble prospect from the Castle-hill, he replied, " Sir, the noblest prospect that a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to London." — This lively sarcasm was thrown out at a tavern in London, in my presence, many years before....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1817
...himself perfectly safe ; for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOBNSON. " I believe, Sir, you have a great many. Norway, too,...Sir, let me tell you, the noblest prospect which a Scocthman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England !" This unexpected and pointed, sally...
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Johnsoniana: from Boswell's life of the great lexicographer and moralist ...

James Boswell - 1820
...himself perfectly safe j for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. " I believe, sir, you have a great many : Norway, too,...sees, is the high road that leads him to England." Johnson said he had lately been a long while at Lichfield, but had grown very weary before he left...
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Johnsoniana: From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1820 - 355 pages
...himself perfectly safe ; for he observed, that Scotland had a great many noble wild prospects. JOHNSON. " I believe, sir, you have a great many : Norway, too,...prodigious noble wild prospects : but, sir, let me tell yon, the noblest prospect which a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to England."...
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