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" A Scotchman must be a very sturdy moralist, who does not love Scotland better than truth ; he will always love it better than inquiry : and if falsehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it. "
Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides: Which are Contained ... - Page 365
by Donald MacNicol - 1779 - 371 pages
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Scotish [sic] Song

Joseph Ritson - Songs, Scots - 1714
...book, in which the word Britons is not to be found. fociety. Dr. Johnfon, indeed, is of opinion that " a Scotchman muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does...Scotland better than truth ; he will always love it," he fays, " better than inquiry : and, if falfehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 268 pages
...reception of an improbable fiŁtion : they are feduced by their fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchman muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does...flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to dete& it. Neither ought the Englim to be much influenced by Scotch authority; for of the pafl and prefent...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1775 - 384 pages
...their fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchman muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does j not love Scotland better than truth; he will always...flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it. Neither ought the EngliJJj to be much influenced by Scotch authority; for of the paft and...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1775
...feduced by their Jondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchman nrjit be a very fturdy moralil}, who does not love Scotland better than truth; he will always love it better than inquiry ; and if fa'fehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to de-left it. Neither ought the Er.glijh...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...time (ante, ii. 356) returns to Johnson's assertion that 'a Scotchman must be a very sturdy moralist who does not love Scotland better than truth ; he will always love it better than inquiry.' Works, ix. 1 16. 1 See ante, p. 44. ' A protest may be entered on the part of most Scotsmen against...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1787 - 602 pages
...improbable fiction : they are feduced by their ' * fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchf man muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not * love...will always ' love it better than inquiry : and, if falfhood flatters f his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it.' * Neither ought the Englifh...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...improbable fiction : they are feduced by their * fbndnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotch* man muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not * love...will always ' love it better than inquiry : and, if falfhood flatters * his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it. c Neither ought the Englifh...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Sir John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...improbable fiction : they are feduced by their ' fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchc man muft be a very fturdy moralift, who does not * love...better than truth ; he will always ' love it better thar inquiry: and, if falfhood flatters ' his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it, * Neither...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...their f fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchc man muft be a very fturdy moralift, who docs not ' love Scotland better than truth ; he will always ' love it better than inquiry : and, if falihood flatters ' his vanity, will not be very diligent to detect it. * Neither ought the Englilh...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...feduced by their fondnefs for their fuppofed anceftors. A Scotchman mufl be a very flurdy rnoralift, who does not love Scotland better than truth ; he will always love it better than enquiry : and if falfehood flatters his vanity, will not be very diligent to detedt it. Neither ought...
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