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Corriechatachan - Johnson and Boswell
... On their first visit, Johnson said “From Armidel (Armadale) we came at night to Coriatachan, a house very pleasantly situated between two brooks, with one of the highest hills of the island ... to collect.” Boswell recorded that “Dr Johnson was much pleased with his entertainment here ... in Latin Cave's Lives of the Fathers Baker's Chronicle Jeremy Collier's Church History Dr Johnson's small Dictionary Craufurd's Officers of State, and several more…” On their second visit ...
George Birkbeck Norman Hill
... most learned commentator on the works of Samuel Johnson ... He settled at Oxford in 1887, and in 1889 made a trip retracing the footsteps of Johnson and Boswell's Scottish trip, but from 1891 onwards his winters were usually spent abroad for his health ... George Birkbeck Hill's works include Dr Johnson, his Friends and his Critics (1878) an edition of Boswell's Correspondence (1879) a laborious edition of Boswell's ...

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    Why, Sir, most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things.
    —Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)