The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides With Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides With Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

by James Boswell
     
 

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My Dear Sir, In every narrative, whether historical or biographical, authenticity is of the utmost consequence. Of this I have ever been so firmly persuaded, that I inscribed a former work to that person who was the best judge of its truth. I need not tell you I mean General Paoli; who, after his great, though unsuccessful, efforts to preserve the liberties of his… See more details below

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My Dear Sir, In every narrative, whether historical or biographical, authenticity is of the utmost consequence. Of this I have ever been so firmly persuaded, that I inscribed a former work to that person who was the best judge of its truth. I need not tell you I mean General Paoli; who, after his great, though unsuccessful, efforts to preserve the liberties of his country, has found an honourable asylum in Britain, where he has now lived many years the object of Royal regard and private respect; and whom I cannot name without expressing my very grateful sense of the uniform kindness which he has been pleased to shew me.

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ISBN-13:
2940016501413
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria
Publication date:
05/27/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,142,006
File size:
1 MB

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