Other editions - View all
Aberdeen afterwards ancient asked battle of Culloden believe boat Boswell breakfast called castle chief church clan conversation Croker daughter dinner Duke Dunvegan Earl Edinburgh Edited England English entertained Erse father Flora Macdonald Fort Augustus gave gentleman heard Hebrides Highland History honour horses humour Inchkenneth Inverness island Isle James JAMES BOSWELL John Johnson Journey king Kingsburgh knew Lady Laird land late Lawrence Kirk learning letter lived Lochbuy London looked Lord Lord Monboddo M'Kinnon M'Lean M'Queen Macdonald Macleod Malcolm mentioned miles mind Monboddo morning Mull never night observed pleased polite Portree pretty Prince Charles Rasay Samuel Johnson Sconser Scotland seemed Sept servant Sir Alexander Sir Allan suppose Talisker talked tell thing thought Thrale tion told took Translated vols walked Walter Scott write young
Page 66 - Three poets in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn : The first in loftiness of thought surpassed ; The next in majesty ; in both the last. The force of Nature could no further go, To make a third she joined the other two.
Page 439 - History of the Planting and Training of the Christian Church by the Apostles. Translated by JE Ryland. 2 vols. 3*. 6d. each. Memorials of Christian Life In the Early and Middle Ages ; including Light in Dark Places.
Page 77 - ... have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child if you do thus or thus, you will be more esteemed than your brothers or sisters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't ; whereas, by exciting emulation, and comparisons of superiority, you lay the foundation of lasting mischief; you make brothers and sisters hate each other.
Page 64 - The whole strange purpose of their lives, to find Or make an enemy of all mankind! Not one looks backward, onward still he goes, Yet ne'er looks forward further than his nose.
Page 91 - Live you ? or are you aught That man may question ? You seem to understand me, By each at once her choppy finger laying Upon her skinny lips. — You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so.
Page 429 - CRUIKSHANK'S Three Courses and a Dessert ; comprising three Sets of Tales, West Country, Irish, and Legal; and a Melange.
Page 439 - Is. 6d. per vol. Naval and Military Heroes of Great Britain ; or, Calendar of Victory. Being a Record of British Valour and Conquest by Sea and Land, on every day In the year, from the time of William the Conqueror to the Battle of Inkermann. By Major JOHNS, RM, and Lieutenant PH NICOLAS, RM Twenty-four Portraits 6s. Nicolini's History of the Jesuits: their Origin, Progress, Doctrines, and Designs. Fine Portraits of Loyola, Laines, Xavier, Borgia, Acquaviva, Pere la Cliaise, and Pope h'anganclli.
Page 423 - APPIAN'S Roman History. Translated by Horace White, MA, LL.D. With Maps and Illustrations. 2 vols. 6s. each.